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Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.ReadSubjectId Method

.NET Framework 4.5

This method handles the construct used in the <Subject> and <SubjectConfirmation> elements for ID.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

protected virtual Saml2NameIdentifier ReadSubjectId(
	XmlReader reader,
	string parentElement


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An XmlReader positioned at the Subject ID XML.

Type: System.String

The parent element that contains this Subject ID.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2NameIdentifier
A Saml2NameIdentifier constructed from the XML.


reader is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

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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