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SamlAssertion.Statements Property

Gets the set of SAML statements associated with the SAML assertion.

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

public IList<SamlStatement> Statements { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IList<SamlStatement>
An IList<T> of type SamlStatement that contains the SAML statements associated with the SAML assertion.

Use the SamlAssertion to set the SAML statements associated with a SAML assertion or add it directly to the collection that is returned by this property when the IsReadOnly property is false.

The following table maps the three types of SAML statements defined in the Assertions and Protocol for the OASIS SAML specification to their respective types.

Statement Type

CLR Type





Authorization decision


Statement defined in an extension schema


Subject statement defined in an extension schema


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