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How to programmatically get a logged in MembershipUser

zorci asked
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
The Membership class should have a function called: GetLoggedInUser()

The smart LoginStatus control can do it, but I can't figure out how to do it in my code.
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The GetUser method has a number of overloads. If used without passing in any parameters, it returns information about the currently logged in user. To get information about a particular user, call GetUser passing in their username. Either way, GetUser returns a MembershipUser object, which has properties like UserName, Email, IsApproved, IsOnline, and so on.

Validating User Credentials Against the Membership User Store

MembershipUser usrInfo = Membership.GetUser(myLogin.UserName);
          if (usrInfo != null )

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