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Name Property

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;

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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

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