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SamlNameIdentifierClaimResource.Format Property

Gets a URI reference that represents the format that the subject name of a SAML security token is in.

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

public string Format { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A URI reference that represents the format that the subject name of a SAML security token is in.

The Format property specifies the format that the Name property is in.

Although the format used to specify a name is extensible, the following table lists the formats defined by the SAML specification.

Format

Description

EmailNamespace

A URI that states the subject of a SAML assertion is specified as an email address.

UserNameNamespace

A URI that states the subject of a SAML assertion is specified using a Windows domain account.

The Format property corresponds to the Format attribute of the <saml:NameIdentifier> element that is defined in the Assertions and Protocol for the OASIS Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) specification.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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