Membership.DeleteUser Method (String)

 

Deletes a user and any related user data from the database.

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

Public Shared Function DeleteUser (
	username As String
) As Boolean

Parameters

username
Type: System.String

The name of the user to delete.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the user was deleted; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

username is an empty string or contains a comma (,).

ArgumentNullException

username is null.

User data stored in the database for the Roles, Profile, or WebPart personalization is also deleted when you are using the SqlRoleProvider, SqlProfileProvider, and SqlPersonalizationProvider objects for data storage.

The following code example deletes the currently logged-on user and all related data.

<%@ Page Language="VB" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Web.Security" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

Public Sub YesButton_OnClick(sender As Object, args As EventArgs)

  Membership.DeleteUser(User.Identity.Name)
  Response.Redirect("loginvb.aspx")

End Sub

Public Sub CancelButton_OnClick(sender As Object, args As EventArgs)
  Response.Redirect("default.aspx")
End Sub

</script>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
<title>Sample: Delete User</title>
</head>
<body>

<form id="form1" runat="server">
  <h3>Delete User</h3>

  <asp:Label id="Msg" ForeColor="maroon" runat="server" /><br />

  <p style="color:red">Are you sure you want to delete the userid <b><%=User.Identity.Name%></b>?</p>

  <asp:Button id="YesButton" Text="Yes" OnClick="YesButton_OnClick" runat="server" />
  <asp:Button id="CancelButton" Text="Cancel" OnClick="CancelButton_OnClick" runat="server" />
</form>

</body>
</html>

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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