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IClaimsIdentity.Claims Property

[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.]

Gets the set of claims associated with this identity.

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


Dim instance As IClaimsIdentity
Dim value As ClaimCollection

value = instance.Claims


ReadOnly Property Claims As ClaimCollection
ClaimCollection Claims { get; }
property ClaimCollection^ Claims {
    ClaimCollection^ get ();
/** @property */
ClaimCollection get_Claims ()
function get Claims () : ClaimCollection

Property Value

Returns ClaimCollection that contains the claims associated with this identity.


The Claim.Subject property of each Claim in the ClaimCollection is set to this IClaimsIdentity object. The ClaimCollection class maintains this referential integrity. You should only use the properties and methods provided by the ClaimCollection class (or derived classes) to add or remove claims from the collection.

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


IClaimsIdentity Interface
IClaimsIdentity Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Namespace

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