Name Property

Cookie.Name Property


Gets or sets the name for the Cookie.

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

public string Name { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name for the Cookie.

Exception Condition

The value specified for a set operation is null or the empty string

- or -

The value specified for a set operation contained an illegal character. The following characters must not be used inside the Name property: equal sign, semicolon, comma, newline (\n), return (\r), tab (\t), and space character. The dollar sign character ("$") cannot be the first character.

The Name property must be initialized before using an instance of the Cookie class.

The following characters are reserved and cannot be used for this attribute value: equal sign, semicolon, comma, new line (\n), return (\r), tab (\t), and space character. The dollar sign ($) character cannot be the first character.

Legacy Code Example

The following example displays the properties of cookies returned in a response. For the complete example, see the Cookie class topic.

HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(args[0]);
request.CookieContainer = new CookieContainer();

HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse) request.GetResponse();

// Print the properties of each cookie.
foreach (Cookie cook in response.Cookies)
    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());

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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