This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

WindowsIdentity.Name Property

Gets the user's Windows logon name.

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

public virtual string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The Windows logon name of the user on whose behalf the code is being run.

Implements

IIdentity.Name

The logon name is in the form DOMAIN\USERNAME.

The following code shows the use of the Name property to get the user's Windows logon name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class.


propertyDescription += windowsIdentity.Name;


.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

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.
Show: