MembershipProvider.UnlockUser Method

Clears a lock so that the membership user can be validated.

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

public abstract bool UnlockUser(
	string userName
)

Parameters

userName
Type: System.String

The membership user whose lock status you want to clear.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the membership user was successfully unlocked; otherwise, false.

Takes, as input, a user name, and updates the field in the data source that stores the IsLockedOut property to false. The UnlockUser method returns true if the record for the membership user is updated successfully; otherwise, false.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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