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Cookie.Cookie(String, String) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Cookie class with a specified Name and Value.

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

Cookie (
	String^ name, 
	String^ value
public Cookie (
	String name, 
	String value
public function Cookie (
	name : String, 
	value : String
Not applicable.



The name of a Cookie. The following characters must not be used inside name: equal sign, semicolon, comma, newline (\n), return (\r), tab (\t). The dollar sign character ("$") cannot be the first character.


The value of a Cookie. The following characters must not be used inside value: semicolon, comma.

Exception typeCondition


The name parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The name parameter is of zero length.


The name parameter contains an invalid character.

The default for the value parameter uses the empty string ("").

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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, 1.1, 1.0