SPUtility.GetAccountName method

Retrieves an account name, without provider information, given the full username associated with the account.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)


Public Shared Function GetAccountName ( _
    fullName As String _
) As String
Dim fullName As String
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = SPUtility.GetAccountName(fullName)
public static string GetAccountName(
    string fullName


  • fullName
    Type: System.String

    The full username associated with the account.

Return value

Type: System.String
A string that provides the account name for the account.


If the provided username is empty or null, this method throws an exception of ArgumentNullException.

See also


SPUtility class

SPUtility members

Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities namespace