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SamlNameIdentifierClaimResource Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the SamlNameIdentifierClaimResource class using the specified name, the domain in which the name resides, and the format the name is in.

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

public SamlNameIdentifierClaimResource(
	string name,
	string nameQualifier,
	string format


Type: System.String
The subject name. Sets the Name property.
Type: System.String
The domain in which the name parameter resides. Sets the NameQualifier property.
Type: System.String
A URI reference that represents the format that the name parameter is in. Sets the Format property.


name is null or is Empty.

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




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


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

.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.