UserManagerExtensions.CreateIdentity<TUser, TKey> Method

Creates a ClaimsIdentity representing the user.

Namespace:  Microsoft.AspNet.Identity
Assembly:  Microsoft.AspNet.Identity.Core (in Microsoft.AspNet.Identity.Core.dll)


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function CreateIdentity(Of TUser As {Class, Object, IUser(Of TKey)}, TKey As {Object, IEquatable(Of TKey)}) ( _
    manager As UserManager(Of TUser, TKey), _
    user As TUser, _
    authenticationType As String _
) As ClaimsIdentity
Dim manager As UserManager(Of TUser, TKey)
Dim user As TUser
Dim authenticationType As String 
Dim returnValue As ClaimsIdentity 

returnValue = manager.CreateIdentity(user, _
public static ClaimsIdentity CreateIdentity<TUser, TKey>(
    this UserManager<TUser, TKey> manager,
    TUser user,
    string authenticationType
where TUser : class, Object, IUser<TKey>
where TKey : Object, IEquatable<TKey>
generic<typename TUser, typename TKey>
where TUser : ref class, Object, IUser<TKey>
where TKey : Object, IEquatable<TKey>
static ClaimsIdentity^ CreateIdentity(
    UserManager<TUser, TKey>^ manager, 
    TUser user, 
    String^ authenticationType
static member CreateIdentity : 
        manager:UserManager<'TUser, 'TKey> * 
        user:'TUser * 
        authenticationType:string -> ClaimsIdentity   when 'TUser : not struct and Object and IUser<'TKey> when 'TKey : Object and IEquatable<'TKey>
JScript does not support generic types and methods.

Type Parameters

  • TUser
    The type of the user.
  • TKey
    The type of the key.


  • user
    Type: TUser
    The user.
  • authenticationType
    Type: System.String
    The authentication type.

Return Value

Type: ClaimsIdentity
The created ClaimsIdentity.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type UserManager<TUser, TKey>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see or

See Also


UserManagerExtensions Class

Microsoft.AspNet.Identity Namespace

Other Resources

ASP.NET Identity