Membership.GetUser Method (Object)

 

Gets the information from the data source for the membership user associated with the specified unique identifier.

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

public static MembershipUser GetUser(
	object providerUserKey
)

Parameters

providerUserKey
Type: System.Object

The unique user identifier from the membership data source for the user.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Security.MembershipUser

A MembershipUser object representing the user associated with the specified unique identifier.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

providerUserKey is null.

The GetUser method retrieves the user information from the data source and creates a MembershipUser object populated with the returned data. The user is identified using the unique identifier from the data source specified using the providerUserKey parameter.

You can also specify whether you want GetUser to update the last-activity date/time stamp for the user being retrieved with the userIsOnline parameter. Of the GetUser overloads that do not take a userIsOnline parameter, GetUser() implicitly updates the last-activity date/time stamp for the user. GetUser(System.String) and GetUser(System.Object) do not

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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