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Roles.CookieTimeout Property

Gets the number of minutes before the roles cookie expires.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared ReadOnly Property CookieTimeout As Integer
'Usage
Dim value As Integer

value = Roles.CookieTimeout

/** @property */
public static int get_CookieTimeout ()

public static function get CookieTimeout () : int

Not applicable.

Property Value

An integer specifying the number of minutes before the roles cookie expires. The default is 30 minutes.

The CookieTimeout property is used when the CookieSlidingExpiration property is true and specifies the time-to-live in minutes for the roles cookie. To set the CookieTimeout value, add the cookieTimeout attribute to the roleManager element in the Web.config file for the ASP.NET application and specify an integer value.

If CookieSlidingExpiration is false, this property is ignored.

The following example shows the roleManager element in the system.web section of the Web.config file for an ASP.NET application. It specifies that the application uses a SqlRoleProvider instance and sets the CookieTimeout property to 30 minutes.

<roleManager defaultProvider="SqlProvider" 
  enabled="true"
  cacheRolesInCookie="true"
  cookieName=".ASPROLES"
  cookieTimeout="30"
  cookiePath="/MyApplication"
  cookieRequireSSL="true"
  cookieSlidingExpiration="true"
  cookieProtection="Encrypted" >
  <providers>
  <add
    name="SqlProvider"
    type="System.Web.Security.SqlRoleProvider"
    connectionStringName="SqlServices"
    applicationName="MyApplication" />
  </providers>
</roleManager>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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