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IIdentity Interface

Defines the basic functionality of an identity object.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Security.Principal (in System.Security.Principal.dll)

[<ComVisibleAttribute(true)>]
type IIdentity =  interface end

The IIdentity type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsAuthenticationTypeGets the type of authentication used.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsIsAuthenticatedGets a value that indicates whether the user has been authenticated.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsNameGets the name of the current user.
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An identity object represents the user on whose behalf the code is running. This interface is implemented by the GenericIdentity and WindowsIdentity classes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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