Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Capacity Property
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

CookieContainer.Capacity Property

Gets and sets the number of Cookie instances that a CookieContainer can hold.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)

member Capacity : int with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of Cookie instances that a CookieContainer can hold. This is a hard limit and cannot be exceeded by adding a Cookie.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

Capacity is less than or equal to zero or (value is less than PerDomainCapacity and PerDomainCapacity is not equal to MaxValue).

If Count equals or exceeds Capacity, one or more Cookie instances are removed from the container. Enough instances are removed to bring Count below Capacity as follows: if there are expired Cookie instances in scope, they are cleaned up. If not, then the least recently used CookieCollection is found and removed from the container.

Capacity must be greater than or equal to PerDomainCapacity.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft