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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 ref class SamlAssertion

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 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