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MembershipProvider.RequiresQuestionAndAnswer Property


Gets a value indicating whether the membership provider is configured to require the user to answer a password question for password reset and retrieval.

 abstract property bool RequiresQuestionAndAnswer { bool get(); };
public abstract bool RequiresQuestionAndAnswer { get; }
member this.RequiresQuestionAndAnswer : bool
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property RequiresQuestionAndAnswer As Boolean

Property Value

true if a password answer is required for password reset and retrieval; otherwise, false. The default is true.


For an example of a MembershipProvider implementation, see Implementing a Profile Provider.


A Boolean value specified in the configuration file (Web.config). The RequiresQuestionAndAnswer property indicates whether users must supply a password answer in order to retrieve their password using the GetPassword method, or reset their password using the ResetPassword method.

This property is read-only.

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