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SamlSecurityTokenHandler.NormalizeAuthenticationType Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Returns the normalized value that matches a SAML 1.1 authentication method identifier.

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

protected virtual string NormalizeAuthenticationType(
	string saml11AuthenticationMethod


Type: System.String

The SAML 1.1 authentication method identifier (URI) to normalize.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The normalized value, which is one of the AuthenticationMethods values. If no matching value exists, saml11AuthenticationMethod is returned, unaltered.

The NormalizeAuthenticationType method returns the AuthenticationMethods value that matches the specified SAML11 authentication method identifier. For example, if urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.0:am:X509-PKI is specified for saml11AuthenticationMethod, X509 is returned. If a mapping does not exist for saml11AuthenticationMethod, it is returned unaltered.

.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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