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Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.CreateIssuerNameIdentifier Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates a name identifier that identifies the assertion issuer.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

protected virtual Saml2NameIdentifier CreateIssuerNameIdentifier(
	SecurityTokenDescriptor tokenDescriptor
)

Parameters

tokenDescriptor
Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityTokenDescriptor

The token descriptor from which to create the name identifier.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2NameIdentifier
A Saml2NameIdentifier that represents the name identifier.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

tokenDescriptor is null.

SAML2 assertions must contain a name identifier for the issuer. This method may not return null.

The default implementation creates a simple name identifier from the TokenIssuerName property of the tokenDescriptor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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