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WindowsIdentity.Name Property

Gets the user's Windows logon name.

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

public override string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The Windows logon name of the user on whose behalf the code is being run.

Implements

IIdentity.Name

The logon name is in the form DOMAIN\USERNAME.

The following code shows the use of the Name property to get the user's Windows logon name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class.

propertyDescription += windowsIdentity.Name;

.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

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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