SamlAssertion Class

Represents a Security Assertion Markup Language 1.1 (SAML 1.1) assertion.

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

public class SamlAssertion
public class SamlAssertion
public class SamlAssertion
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The SamlAssertion class corresponds to the <saml:Assertion> XML element that is defined in the OASIS SAML 1.1 specification.

The claims for SamlSecurityToken security tokens are contained within a SamlAssertion. A SamlAssertion has an extensible set of claims known as SAML statements that are represented by the Statements property. The SAML authority that issued the SAML assertion is specified in the Issuer property.


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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