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SamlSecurityToken.Initialize Method

Initializes the properties of the SamlSecurityToken class using the specified SAML assertion.

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

protected void Initialize (
	SamlAssertion assertion
protected void Initialize (
	SamlAssertion assertion
protected function Initialize (
	assertion : SamlAssertion
Not applicable.



A SamlAssertion that represents the SAML assertion for this security token.

Exception typeCondition


assertion is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The SamlSecurityToken(SamlAssertion) constructor calls the Initialize method, which can be overridden in derived classes.

For SamlSecurityToken security tokens, the claims are specified using a SAML assertion.

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