SamlSubject.NameFormat Property

 

Gets or sets 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 NameFormat { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

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

The NameFormat 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 NameFormat 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
Available since 3.0
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