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MembershipProvider.RequiresUniqueEmail Property

Gets a value indicating whether the membership provider is configured to require a unique e-mail address for each user name.

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

public abstract bool RequiresUniqueEmail { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the membership provider requires a unique e-mail address; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The RequiresUniqueEmail property indicates whether users must supply a unique e-mail address value when creating a user. If a user already exists in the data source for the current ApplicationName, then the CreateUser method returns null and a status value of DuplicateEmail.

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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