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IIdentity.Name Property

Gets the name of the current user.

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

string Name { get; }

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 an empty string ("") for an unauthenticated entity, but can take other values.

.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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