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ASP.NET Profiles Query

Posted on 2011-03-06
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Hi

I've searched Google for this but cant get a definative answer.

Is there a way to check if a logged in user has a profile? or is it OK to try and read a profile and will it just return empty and not error if one is not found.

Andy
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Hi,

You can do some simple checking like this:
    Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
        If Not Page.IsPostBack Then
            If User.Identity.IsAuthenticated Then
                Dim up As ProfileCommon = Profile.GetProfile(User.Identity.Name)
                If Not up Is Nothing Then
                    lblResult.Text = "User has profile, last updated: " & up.LastUpdatedDate.ToLongDateString()
                Else
                    lblResult.Text = "User profile not created"
                End If
            End If
        End If
    End Sub

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If Profile.GetProfile() returns nothing then up should be nothing as well. So simply just do the check and add the needed logic to manage this.

/Carl.
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