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IIdentity.Name Property

Gets the name of the current user.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Security.Principal (in System.Security.Principal.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 an empty string ("") for an unauthenticated entity, but can take other values.

.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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