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FormsAuthentication.CookieDomain Property

Gets the value of the domain of the forms-authentication cookie.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared ReadOnly Property CookieDomain As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The Domain of the forms-authentication cookie. The default is an empty string ("").

The CookieDomain property value is set in the configuration file for an ASP.NET application by using the domain attribute of the forms configuration element. The CookieDomain property value determines the Domain that the cookie will be used for.

The following code example sets the domain attribute in the Web.config file.

<authentication mode="Forms">
  <forms loginUrl="member_login.aspx"
    cookieless="UseCookies"
    domain="contoso.com" />
</authentication>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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