RequiresUniqueEmail Property

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.ApplicationServices (in System.Web.ApplicationServices.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.

Legacy Code Example

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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