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MembershipProvider.ChangePassword Method

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

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

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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