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ProfileManager.GetNumberOfProfiles Method

Gets the number of profiles in the data source.

Namespace:  System.Web.Profile
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static int GetNumberOfProfiles(
	ProfileAuthenticationOption authenticationOption


Type: System.Web.Profile.ProfileAuthenticationOption
One of the ProfileAuthenticationOption enumeration values, specifying whether anonymous, authenticated, or both types of profiles are returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of profiles in the data source.

The GetNumberOfProfiles method is used to retrieve a count of all of the user profiles from the data source for the application specified by the applicationName attribute in the configuration file. Use the authenticationOption parameter to specify whether you want only anonymous profiles, only authenticated profiles, or all profiles to be searched.

The following code example displays profile information for all of the profiles for the configured applicationName and also returns the number of profiles.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Web.Profile" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">

public void Page_Load()
  TotalLabel.Text = ProfileManager.GetNumberOfProfiles(ProfileAuthenticationOption.All).ToString();

private void GetProfiles()
  ProfileGrid.DataSource = ProfileManager.GetAllProfiles(ProfileAuthenticationOption.All);

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<title>Sample: Find Profiles</title>

<form id="form1" runat="server">
  <h3>Profile List</h3>

  <asp:Label id="TotalLabel" runat="server" text="0" /> Profiles found.<br />

  <asp:GridView id="ProfileGrid" runat="server"
                CellPadding="2" CellSpacing="1" Gridlines="Both">
    <HeaderStyle BackColor="darkblue" ForeColor="white" />



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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