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SamlSecurityTokenHandler.CreateClaims Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates claims from a SAML 1.1 token.

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

protected virtual ClaimsIdentity CreateClaims(
	SamlSecurityToken samlSecurityToken


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SamlSecurityToken

A SamlSecurityToken that represents the security token from which to create the claims.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Claims.ClaimsIdentity
A ClaimsIdentity that contains the claims extracted from the token.


samlSecurityToken is null.


The Assertion property of samlSecurityToken is null.


The handler is not configured or an issuer name registry is not configured for the handler. (The Configuration property is null or is set to a SecurityTokenHandlerConfiguration with an IssuerNameRegistry property that is null.


The issuer name returned by the configured issuer name registry for the security token (samlSecurityToken) is null or empty.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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