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IIdentity.Name Property

Gets the name of the current user.

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

abstract Name : string

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the user on whose behalf the code is running.

The user name is passed to the common language runtime by the operating system or other authentication provider (such as ASP.NET).

Name is typically set to the empty string ("") for an unauthenticated entity, but can take other values.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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