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This function returns an account for a specific user.


account getAccount ( string username [, string password, bool caseSensitive = true ] )

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Method: Account(...)

Required Arguments

  • username: The username of the account you want to retrieve

Optional Arguments

NOTE: When using optional arguments, you might need to supply all arguments before the one you wish to use. For more information on optional arguments, see optional arguments.

  • password: The password for the account. If this argument is not specified, you can get the account whatever password it is, otherwise the password must match the account's.
  • caseSensitive: Specifies whether to ignore the case when searching for an account.


Returns an account or false if an account matching the username specified (and password, if specified) could not be found.


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Server example 1

This function checks if the account mentioned exists in the internal.db database file.

	function(player, cmd, account)
		if hasObjectPermissionTo(player, "function.banPlayer" ) then -- if the player typing /checkaccount command has permission to banPlayer
			if account and account ~= "" then -- if the account name was mentioned
				if getAccount(account) then -- if the account exists
					outputChatBox("Account "..account.." exists in the database!", player, 0, 255, 0)
				else -- if the account doesn't exist
					outputChatBox("Account "..account.." does not exist in database", player, 0, 255, 0)
			outputChatBox("Syntax is /checkaccount [account name]", player, 255, 0, 0)

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