MembershipProvider.UnlockUser Method (String)


Clears a lock so that the membership user can be validated.

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

public abstract bool UnlockUser(
	string userName


Type: System.String

The membership user whose lock status you want to clear.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the membership user was successfully unlocked; otherwise, false.

Takes, as input, a user name, and updates the field in the data source that stores the IsLockedOut property to false. The UnlockUser method returns true if the record for the membership user is updated successfully; otherwise, false.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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