RequiresQuestionAndAnswer Property

MembershipProvider.RequiresQuestionAndAnswer Property

Gets a value indicating whether the membership provider is configured to require the user to answer a password question for password reset and retrieval.

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

public abstract bool RequiresQuestionAndAnswer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a password answer is required for password reset and retrieval; otherwise, false. The default is true.

A Boolean value specified in the configuration file (Web.config). The RequiresQuestionAndAnswer property indicates whether users must supply a password answer in order to retrieve their password using the GetPassword method, or reset their password using the ResetPassword method.

This property is read-only.

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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