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ClaimsPrincipal Constructor (IIdentity)

.NET Framework 4.5

Initializes a new instance of the ClaimsPrincipal class from the specified identity.

Namespace:  System.Security.Claims
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

	IIdentity^ identity


Type: System.Security.Principal::IIdentity

The identity from which to initialize the new claims principal.


identity is null.

If the specified identity is assignable from ClaimsIdentity, it is used to initialize the Identities collection. Otherwise, a ClaimsIdentity is created using the specified identity and is used to initialize the collection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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