ContextItem Constructor (Uri, String)

[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 ContextItem class with the specified Name URI and value.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim name As Uri
Dim value As String

Dim instance As New ContextItem(name, value)


Public Sub New ( _
    name As Uri, _
    value As String _
public ContextItem (
    Uri name,
    string value
ContextItem (
    Uri^ name, 
    String^ value
public ContextItem (
    Uri name, 
    String value
public function ContextItem (
    name : Uri, 
    value : String


  • name
    A Uri that indicates the context item name.
  • value
    The context item value. Can be null.


Exception type Condition

name is null.


name is not an absolute URI.


The Scope property is set to null in the new instance.


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


ContextItem Class
ContextItem Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace

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