Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All

ClaimsIdentity.AddClaim Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Adds a single claim to this claims identity.

Namespace:  System.Security.Claims
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Overridable Sub AddClaim ( _
	claim As Claim _


Type: System.Security.Claims.Claim

The claim to add.


claim is Nothing.

The claim is examined and if the subject is different than this claims identity, the Claim.Clone(ClaimsIdentity) method is invoked with this claims identity as the parameter to create a new claim with the correct subject.

This method has the SecurityCritical attribute applied to control which entities can add claims to the identity. Further down the pipe, authorization decisions are made based on the claims that are present in the Claims collection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

© 2015 Microsoft