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ProfileProvider.DeleteProfiles Method (ProfileInfoCollection)

When overridden in a derived class, deletes profile properties and information for the supplied list of profiles.

Namespace:  System.Web.Profile
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public abstract int DeleteProfiles(
	ProfileInfoCollection profiles


Type: System.Web.Profile.ProfileInfoCollection
A ProfileInfoCollection of information about profiles that are to be deleted.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of profiles deleted from the data source.

The DeleteProfiles method deletes the profiles specified in the profiles parameter. Only data for the applicationName specified in the configuration file is removed.

When implementing this method in a derived class, you can use the applicationName value and the UserName property of each ProfileInfo object in the supplied ProfileInfoCollection to determine which profiles to delete from your data source.

The following code example shows the method signature for an implementation of the DeleteProfiles method. For an example of a full ProfileProvider implementation, see How to: Build and Run the Profile Provider Example.

public override int DeleteProfiles(ProfileInfoCollection profiles)
	return 0;

.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.