FormsAuthentication.GetAuthCookie Method (String, Boolean, String)

 

Creates an authentication cookie for a given user name. This does not set the cookie as part of the outgoing response.

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

Public Shared Function GetAuthCookie (
	userName As String,
	createPersistentCookie As Boolean,
	strCookiePath As String
) As HttpCookie

Parameters

userName
Type: System.String

The name of the authenticated user.

createPersistentCookie
Type: System.Boolean

true to create a durable cookie (one that is saved across browser sessions); otherwise, false.

strCookiePath
Type: System.String

The Path of the authentication cookie.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.HttpCookie

An HttpCookie that contains encrypted forms-authentication ticket information.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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