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RoleService.IsCurrentUserInRole Method

Determines whether the logged-in user belongs to the specified role.

Namespace:  System.Web.ApplicationServices
Assembly:  System.Web.Extensions (in System.Web.Extensions.dll)
public bool IsCurrentUserInRole(
	string role


Type: System.String

The name of the role to check.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the user is in the specified role; otherwise, false.

role is null or the user is not logged in.


Role management is not enabled.

The IsCurrentUserInRole method checks whether the logged-in user belongs to the specified role. The IsCurrentUserInRole method raises the SelectingProvider event.


Do not call the IsCurrentUserInRole method from code that is executing on the Web server. You call the IsCurrentUserInRole method only as part of a WCF service. For more information about how to check whether a user belongs to the specified group from code executing on the Web server, see the IsUserInRole method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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