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Cookie.Name Property

Gets or sets the name for the Cookie.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

'Declaration
Public Property Name As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name for the Cookie.

ExceptionCondition
CookieException

The value specified for a set operation is Nothing or the empty string

- or -

The value specified for a set operation contained an illegal character. The following characters must not be used inside the Name property: equal sign, semicolon, comma, newline (\n), return (\r), tab (\t), and space character. The dollar sign character ("$") cannot be the first character.

The Name property must be initialized before using an instance of the Cookie class.

The following characters are reserved and cannot be used for this attribute value: equal sign, semicolon, comma, new line (\n), return (\r), tab (\t), and space character. The dollar sign ($) character cannot be the first character.

The following example displays the properties of cookies returned in a response. For the complete example, see the Cookie class topic.

Dim request As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(args(0)), HttpWebRequest)
request.CookieContainer = New CookieContainer()

Dim response As HttpWebResponse = CType(request.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)



' Print the properties of each cookie. 
Dim cook As Cookie
For Each cook In  response.Cookies
    Console.WriteLine("Cookie:")
    Console.WriteLine("{0} = {1}", cook.Name, cook.Value)
    Console.WriteLine("Domain: {0}", cook.Domain)
    Console.WriteLine("Path: {0}", cook.Path)
    Console.WriteLine("Port: {0}", cook.Port)
    Console.WriteLine("Secure: {0}", cook.Secure)

    Console.WriteLine("When issued: {0}", cook.TimeStamp)
    Console.WriteLine("Expires: {0} (expired? {1})", cook.Expires, cook.Expired)
    Console.WriteLine("Don't save: {0}", cook.Discard)
    Console.WriteLine("Comment: {0}", cook.Comment)
    Console.WriteLine("Uri for comments: {0}", cook.CommentUri)
    Console.WriteLine("Version: RFC {0}", IIf(cook.Version = 1, "2109", "2965"))

    ' Show the string representation of the cookie.
    Console.WriteLine("String: {0}", cook.ToString())
Next cook

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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