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.ApplicationServices (in System.Web.ApplicationServices.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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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