AnonymousIdentificationSection.CookieSlidingExpiration Property


Gets or sets whether the cookie time-out value is reset on each request.

Namespace:   System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("cookieSlidingExpiration", DefaultValue = true)]
public bool CookieSlidingExpiration { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the sliding expiration is enabled; otherwise, false. The default is false.

When CookieSlidingExpiration is set to true, for each request issued during a single session the time interval during which the cookie is valid is reset to the amount of time specified in the CookieTimeout property. When CookieSlidingExpiration is set to false, the cookie expires at a set point in time.

The following code example shows how to access the CookieSlidingExpiration property.

// Get CookieSlidingExpiration.
bool cookieSlidingExpiration = 
Console.WriteLine("Cookie sliding expiration: {0}",

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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