SecurityElement Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the SecurityElement class with the specified tag.

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

public SecurityElement (
	string tag
public SecurityElement (
	String tag
public function SecurityElement (
	tag : String



The tag name of an XML element.

Exception typeCondition


The tag parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The tag parameter is invalid in XML.

The tag parameter must consist of a valid XML tag name. Use Escape to remove invalid characters from the string.

The following code shows the use of the SecurityElement constructor to create a new SecurityElement object. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

SecurityElement windowsRoleElement = 
    new SecurityElement("WindowsMembership.WindowsRole");

SecurityElement windowsRoleElement 
    = new SecurityElement("WindowsMembership.WindowsRole");

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0