SqlMembershipProvider.GetUser Method (Object, Boolean)


Gets the information from the data source for the membership user associated with the specified unique identifier and updates the last activity date/time stamp for the user, if specified.

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

public override MembershipUser GetUser(
	object providerUserKey,
	bool userIsOnline


Type: System.Object

The unique identifier for the user.

Type: System.Boolean

true to update the last-activity date/time stamp for the specified user; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Security.MembershipUser

A MembershipUser object representing the user associated with the specified unique identifier. If no user is found in the database for the specified providerUserKey value, null is returned.

Exception Condition

providerUserKey is null.


providerUserKey is not of type Guid.

GetUser 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 specified with the providerUserKey parameter.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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