IIdentity.Name Property

Gets the name of the current user.

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

string Name { get; }

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.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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