CookieContainer.SetCookies Method (Uri, String)


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

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

public void SetCookies(
	Uri uri,
	string cookieHeader


Type: System.Uri

The URI of the CookieCollection.

Type: System.String

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

Exception Condition

uri is null.


cookieHeader is null.


One of the cookies is invalid.


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.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.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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