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MembershipProviderCollection.Add Method

Adds a membership provider to the collection.

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

public override void Add(
	ProviderBase provider


Type: System.Configuration.Provider.ProviderBase
The membership provider to add to the collection.


provider is null.


provider is not of a type that inherits the MembershipProvider abstract class.

This method is not intended to be used from your code.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.