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WindowsClaimsIdentity.CertificateLogon Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Creates a WindowsClaimsIdentity associated with a specified X.509 certificate.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim x509Certificate As X509Certificate2
Dim returnValue As WindowsClaimsIdentity

returnValue = WindowsClaimsIdentity.CertificateLogon(x509Certificate)


Public Shared Function CertificateLogon ( _
    x509Certificate As X509Certificate2 _
) As WindowsClaimsIdentity
public static WindowsClaimsIdentity CertificateLogon (
    X509Certificate2 x509Certificate
static WindowsClaimsIdentity^ CertificateLogon (
    X509Certificate2^ x509Certificate
public static WindowsClaimsIdentity CertificateLogon (
    X509Certificate2 x509Certificate
public static function CertificateLogon (
    x509Certificate : X509Certificate2
) : WindowsClaimsIdentity


Return Value

The WindowsClaimsIdentity.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


WindowsClaimsIdentity Class
WindowsClaimsIdentity Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Namespace

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