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WebSecurity - ChangePassword()

❮ WebSecurity


The ChangePassword() method changes the password for a specified user.

Syntax in C# and VB

WebSecurity.ChangePassword(userName, oldPassword, newPassword)


Parameter Type Description
userName String The user name
oldPassword String The user's old password
newPassword String The new password

Return Value

Type Description
Boolean true if the password is changed, otherwise false

Errors and Exceptions

Any access to the WebSecurity object throws an InvalidOperationException if:

  • The InitializeDatabaseConnection() method has not been called
  • SimpleMembership is not initialized (or disabled in the website configuration)

❮ WebSecurity