SamlSubject.NameFormat Property

Gets or sets a URI reference that represents the format that the subject name of a SAML security token is in.

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

public string NameFormat { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A URI reference that represents the format that the subject name of a SAML security token is in.

The NameFormat property specifies the format that the Name property is in.

Although the format used to specify a name is extensible, the following table lists the formats defined by the SAML specification.

Format

Description

EmailNamespace

A URI that states the subject of a SAML assertion is specified as an email address.

UserNameNamespace

A URI that states the subject of a SAML assertion is specified using a Windows domain account.

The NameFormat property corresponds to the Format attribute of the <saml:NameIdentifier> element that is defined in the Assertions and Protocol for the OASIS Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) specification.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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
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