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CookieContainer.SetCookies Method

Adds Cookie instances for one or more cookies from an HTTP cookie header to the CookieContainer for a specific URI.

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

public void SetCookies(
	Uri uri,
	string cookieHeader
)

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri

The URI of the CookieCollection.

cookieHeader
Type: System.String

The contents of an HTTP set-cookie header as returned by a HTTP server, with Cookie instances delimited by commas.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

uri is null.

ArgumentNullException

cookieHeader is null.

CookieException

One of the cookies is invalid.

-or-

An error occurred while adding one of the cookies to the container.

SetCookies pulls all the HTTP cookies out of the HTTP cookie header, builds a Cookie for each one, and then adds each Cookie to the internal CookieCollection that is associated with the URI. The HTTP cookies in the cookieHeader string must be delimited by commas.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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