IssuerNameRegistry.GetIssuerName Method (SecurityToken, String)

Windows Identity Foundation
[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

When implemented in a derived class, returns the name of the issuer of the specified security token. The specified issuer name may be considered in determining the issuer name to return.

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

Dim instance As IssuerNameRegistry
Dim securityToken As SecurityToken
Dim requestedIssuerName As String
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.GetIssuerName(securityToken, requestedIssuerName)

public virtual string GetIssuerName (
	SecurityToken securityToken,
	string requestedIssuerName
public String GetIssuerName (
	SecurityToken securityToken, 
	String requestedIssuerName
public function GetIssuerName (
	securityToken : SecurityToken, 
	requestedIssuerName : String
) : String



A SecurityToken that represents the security token for which to return the issuer name.


A string that contains an issuer name to consider in the request.

Return Value

A string that contains the issuer name.

The default implementation ignores requestedIssuerName and simply calls the IssuerNameRegistry.GetIssuerName(SecurityToken) method.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

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