Adds a new role to the data source.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The method adds a role name to the data source. calls the CreateRole method of the default role provider to add the specified role to the data source.
Role names cannot contain commas.
The following code example creates a new role in the data source. For an example of a Web.config file that enables role management, see Roles.
This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.
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.