WebSecurity.IsCurrentUser Method

Returns a value that indicates whether the user name of the logged-in user matches the specified user name.

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

public static bool IsCurrentUser(
	string userName


Type: System.String
The user name to compare the logged-in user name to.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the logged-in user name matches userName; otherwise, false.


The SimpleMembershipProvider.Initialize(String, NameValueCollection) method was not called.


The InitializeDatabaseConnection() method was not called.


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