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CreateUserWizard.AutoGeneratePassword Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not to automatically generate a password for the new user account.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public virtual bool AutoGeneratePassword { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_AutoGeneratePassword ()

/** @property */
public void set_AutoGeneratePassword (boolean value)

public function get AutoGeneratePassword () : boolean

public function set AutoGeneratePassword (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true to automatically generate a password for the new user account; otherwise, false. The default value is false. This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and Introduction to ASP.NET Themes.

The AutoGeneratePassword property makes it possible to create user accounts without entering a password for them. For example, this functionality is useful when an administrator creates a new user's account and then gives a password to the user.


You cannot create users using the CreateUserWizard if AutoGeneratePassword is set to true and the PasswordStrengthRegularExpression property is set in the application's Web.config. An error message indicating an invalid password will result.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0