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HttpListenerRequest.Cookies Property

Gets the cookies sent with the request.

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

public CookieCollection Cookies { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.CookieCollection
A CookieCollection that contains cookies that accompany the request. This property returns an empty collection if the request does not contain cookies.

A cookie is name/value text data from a Web server that is stored on the local (client) computer.

The following code example displays the values of cookies sent with the request.


// This example requires the System and System.Net nam'espaces.
public static void DisplayCookies(HttpListenerRequest request)
{
    // Print the properties of each cookie.
    foreach (Cookie cook in request.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}" , cook.Version == 1 ? "2109" : "2965");

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


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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