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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


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SamlAssertion

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


assertion is null.

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

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

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