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FormsAuthenticationTicket Constructor (Int32, String, DateTime, DateTime, Boolean, String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the FormsAuthenticationTicket class with cookie name, version, directory path, issue date, expiration date, persistence, and user-defined data.

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

new : 
        version:int * 
        name:string * 
        issueDate:DateTime * 
        expiration:DateTime * 
        isPersistent:bool * 
        userData:string * 
        cookiePath:string -> FormsAuthenticationTicket


Type: System.Int32
The version number of the ticket.
Type: System.String
The user name associated with the ticket.
Type: System.DateTime
The local date and time at which the ticket was issued.
Type: System.DateTime
The local date and time at which the ticket expires.
Type: System.Boolean
true if the ticket will be stored in a persistent cookie (saved across browser sessions); otherwise, false. If the ticket is stored in the URL, this value is ignored.
Type: System.String
The user-specific data to be stored with the ticket.
Type: System.String
The path for the ticket when stored in a cookie.


The userData parameter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following code example stores the result of the Encrypt method in a cookie using the FormsCookieName property and redirects the user to the URL returned from the GetRedirectUrl method.

Security noteSecurity Note

This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.