Name Property

FormsAuthenticationConfiguration.Name Property


Gets or sets the cookie name.

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

<ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("name", DefaultValue := ".ASPXAUTH")>
<StringValidatorAttribute(MinLength := 1)>
Public Property Name As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the HTTP cookie to use for request authentication.

The following code example shows how to access the Name property Refer to the code example in the FormsAuthenticationConfiguration class topic to learn how to get the section.

' Get the configuration file. Replace the name configTarget
' with the name of your site.
Dim configuration As System.Configuration.Configuration = _

' Get the authentication section.
Dim authenticationSection As AuthenticationSection = _
    CType(configuration.GetSection("system.web/authentication"), AuthenticationSection)

' Get the external Forms section .
Dim formsAuthentication As FormsAuthenticationConfiguration = _

Dim cookieName As String = formsAuthentication.Name

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