Saml2NameIdentifier Constructor (String, Uri)

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Initializes a new instance of the Saml2NameIdentifier class with the specified name and format URI.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim name As String
Dim format As Uri

Dim instance As New Saml2NameIdentifier(name, format)


Public Sub New ( _
    name As String, _
    format As Uri _
public Saml2NameIdentifier (
    string name,
    Uri format
Saml2NameIdentifier (
    String^ name, 
    Uri^ format
public Saml2NameIdentifier (
    String name, 
    Uri format
public function Saml2NameIdentifier (
    name : String, 
    format : Uri


  • name
    The name identifier.
  • format
    A Uri that specifies the identifier format.


Exception type Condition

name is null.


An attempt to set format to a value that is not null and is not an absolute URI occurs.


The Value property is initialized with the identifier specified by name. The Format property is initialized to the URI specified by format.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


Saml2NameIdentifier Class
Saml2NameIdentifier Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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