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FormsAuthenticationConfiguration.Path Property

Gets or sets the cookie path.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("path", DefaultValue = "/")]
[StringValidatorAttribute(MinLength = )]
public string Path { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The path of the HTTP cookie to use for authentication. The default value is a slash (/), which represents the Web-application root.

The Path property indicates where the authentication cookie resides and is transmitted along with the authentication cookie itself.

The following code example shows how to access the Path property. Refer to the code example in the FormsAuthenticationConfiguration class topic to learn how to get the section.

            // Get the current Path. 
            string currentPath = formsAuthentication.Path;
            // Set the Path property.
            formsAuthentication.Path = "newPath";

.NET Framework

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

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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