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ClaimsIdentity.AddClaims Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Adds a list of claims to this claims identity.

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

public virtual void AddClaims(
	IEnumerable<Claim> claims


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Claim>

The claims to add.


claims is null.

Each claim is examined and if the subject is different than this claims identity, the Claim.Clone(ClaimsIdentity) method is invoked with this claims identity as the parameter to create a new claim with the correct subject.

This method has the SecurityCritical attribute applied to control which entities can add claims to the identity. Further down the pipe, authorization decisions are made based on the claims that are present in the Claims collection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

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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