CookieContainer.Capacity Property

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

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

Public Property Capacity As Integer
Dim instance As CookieContainer
Dim value As Integer

value = instance.Capacity

instance.Capacity = value
/** @property */
public int get_Capacity ()

/** @property */
public void set_Capacity (int value)

public function get Capacity () : int

public function set Capacity (value : int)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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

Exception typeCondition


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.

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