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MembershipProvider.GetUser Method (Object, Boolean)

Gets user information from the data source based on the unique identifier for the membership user. Provides an option to update the last-activity date/time stamp for the user.

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

public abstract MembershipUser GetUser(
	Object providerUserKey,
	bool userIsOnline
)

Parameters

providerUserKey
Type: System.Object

The unique identifier for the membership user to get information for.

userIsOnline
Type: System.Boolean

true to update the last-activity date/time stamp for the user; false to return user information without updating the last-activity date/time stamp for the user.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Security.MembershipUser
A MembershipUser object populated with the specified user's information from the data source.

Takes, as input, a unique identifier for a user record and a Boolean value indicating whether to update the LastActivityDate value for the user to show that the user is currently online. The GetUser method returns a MembershipUser object populated with current values from the data source for the specified user. If the user name is not found in the data source, GetUser returns null.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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