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LoginStatus.LogoutAction Property

Gets or sets a value that determines the action taken when a user logs out of a Web site with the LoginStatus control.

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

public virtual LogoutAction LogoutAction { get; set; }
<asp:LoginStatus LogoutAction="LogoutAction" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.LogoutAction
One of the LogoutAction values. The default is Refresh.


The property is set to an invalid LogoutAction value.

The LogoutAction property determines which page is presented to the user when he or she logs out using the LoginStatus control.

The following table describes the actions taken for each LogoutAction value.

LogoutAction value

Action taken


Redirects the user to the URL contained in the LogoutPageUrl property. If LogoutPageUrl is empty, the user is redirected to the login page defined in the application configuration settings.


Redirects the user to the login page defined in the application configuration settings.


Refreshes the current page.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins.

The following code example sets the LogoutAction property to the RedirectToLoginPage value to send the user to the login page.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="False" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <asp:LoginStatus id="LoginStatus1" runat="server"
       LogoutAction="RedirectToLoginPage" />


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.