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MembershipProvider.ChangePassword Method

Processes a request to update the password for a membership user.

Namespace:  System.Web.Security
Assembly:  System.Web.ApplicationServices (in System.Web.ApplicationServices.dll)

public abstract bool ChangePassword(
	string username,
	string oldPassword,
	string newPassword
)

Parameters

username
Type: System.String
The user to update the password for.
oldPassword
Type: System.String
The current password for the specified user.
newPassword
Type: System.String
The new password for the specified user.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the password was updated successfully; otherwise, false.

Takes, as input, a user name, a current password, and a new password, and updates the password in the data source if the supplied user name and current password are valid.

For an example of a MembershipProvider implementation, see Implementing a Profile Provider.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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