Roles.FindUsersInRole Method (String, String)
Gets a list of users in a specified role where the user name contains the specified user name to match.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The role to search in.
The user name to search for.
Return ValueType: System.String
A string array containing the names of all the users whose user name matches usernameToMatch and who are members of the specified role.
roleName is null (Nothing in Visual Basic).
usernameToMatch is null.
roleName is an empty string or contains a comma (,).
usernameToMatch is an empty string.
Role management is not enabled.
returns a list of users in a role where the user name contains a match of the supplied usernameToMatch for the configured applicationName. For example, if the usernameToMatch parameter is set to "user," then the users "user1," "user2," "user3," and so on are returned. Users are returned in alphabetical order by user name.
The SqlRoleProvider performs its search using a LIKE clause against the usernameToMatch parameter. Any wildcards that are supported by SQL Server in LIKE clauses can be used in the usernameToMatch parameter value.
The following code example uses the Roles.method to display role membership based on user input. For an example of a Web.config file that enables role management, see
This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.
Available since 2.0