System.Web.Security.MembershipUser Class

Exposes and updates membership user information in the membership data store.

See Also: MembershipUser Members


public class MembershipUser


The System.Web.Security.MembershipUser object is used to represent a single membership user in the membership data store. It exposes information about the membership user such as the e-mail address, and provides functionality for the membership user such as the ability to change or reset his or her password.


If you are not familiar with the membership features of ASP.NET, see Introduction to Membership before continuing. For a list of other topics related to membership, see Managing Users By Using Membership.

A System.Web.Security.MembershipUser object is returned by the Membership.GetUser and Membership.CreateUser(string, string) methods or as part of a System.Web.Security.MembershipUserCollection returned by the Membership.GetAllUsers, erload:System.Web.Security.Membership.FindUsersByName, and erload:System.Web.Security.Membership.FindUsersByEmail methods.

A System.Web.Security.MembershipUser object is required by the Membership.UpdateUser(MembershipUser) method when you want to update the information for an existing membership user.


Namespace: System.Web.Security
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
Assembly Versions:
Since: .NET 2.0