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IIdentity.Name Property

Gets the name of the current user.

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

'Declaration
ReadOnly Property Name As String
'Usage
Dim instance As IIdentity 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.Name

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the user on whose behalf the code is running.

The user name is passed to the common language runtime by the operating system or other authentication provider (such as ASP.NET).

Name is typically set to the empty string ("") for an unauthenticated entity, but can take other values.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

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