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CookieContainer.SetCookies Method

Adds Cookie instances for one or more cookies from an HTTP cookie header to the CookieContainer for a specific URI.

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

public void SetCookies(
	Uri uri,
	string cookieHeader
)

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri

The URI of the CookieCollection.

cookieHeader
Type: System.String

The contents of an HTTP set-cookie header as returned by a HTTP server, with Cookie instances delimited by commas.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

uri is null.

ArgumentNullException

cookieHeader is null.

CookieException

One of the cookies is invalid.

-or-

An error occurred while adding one of the cookies to the container.

SetCookies pulls all the HTTP cookies out of the HTTP cookie header, builds a Cookie for each one, and then adds each Cookie to the internal CookieCollection that is associated with the URI. The HTTP cookies in the cookieHeader string must be delimited by commas.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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