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SharePoint 2013

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Returns a list of all the types of claims.

Get-SPClaimTypeEncoding [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-ClaimType <String>] [-EncodingCharacter <Char>]

Use the Get-SPClaimTypeEncoding cmdlet to return the following:

  • A list of all the types of claims that are registered in the farm

  • The Unicode character that will be encoded when the SPClaim.ToEncodedString method is invoked

  • The SPClaim.ClaimType property is set to a valid value

For additional information about the SPClaim methods and properties, see ToEncodedString and ClaimType respectively.

SharePoint Management Shell


Parameter Required Type Description




Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.




Specifies an encoding character that is mapped to a type of input claim.




Specifies a type of claim that is mapped to an input character.

--------------EXAMPLE 1--------


This example returns a list of all types of claima in the farm.

--------------EXAMPLE 2--------

Get-SPClaimTypeEncoding -ClaimType "http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/country"

This example returns a specific claim type by using the ClaimType parameter.

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