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IIdentity Interface

Defines the basic functionality of an identity object.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Security.Principal (in System.Security.Principal.dll)

[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public interface IIdentity

The IIdentity type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryAuthenticationTypeGets the type of authentication used.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryIsAuthenticatedGets a value that indicates whether the user has been authenticated.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryNameGets the name of the current user.
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An identity object represents the user on whose behalf the code is running. This interface is implemented by the GenericIdentity and WindowsIdentity classes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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