SimpleRoleProvider.RoleExists Method

Returns a value that indicates whether a specified role exists.

Namespace:  WebMatrix.WebData
Assembly:  WebMatrix.WebData (in WebMatrix.WebData.dll)

public override bool RoleExists(
	string roleName


Type: System.String
The name of the role.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the role exists; otherwise, false.


If the WebSecurity.InitializeDatabaseConnection() method has not been called, and if you have configured your site to use the standard ASP.NET role provider, this method is passed through to the standard role provider. For more information, see the SimpleRoleProvider class overview.

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