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ChangePassword Method

MembershipProvider.ChangePassword Method

Processes a request to update the password for a membership user.

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

public abstract bool ChangePassword(
	string username,
	string oldPassword,
	string newPassword
)

Parameters

username
Type: System.String

The user to update the password for.

oldPassword
Type: System.String

The current password for the specified user.

newPassword
Type: System.String

The new password for the specified user.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the password was updated successfully; otherwise, false.

Takes, as input, a user name, a current password, and a new password, and updates the password in the data source if the supplied user name and current password are valid.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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