FormsAuthenticationConfiguration.Path Property


Gets or sets the cookie path.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("path", DefaultValue = "/")]
[StringValidatorAttribute(MinLength = 1)]
public string Path { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The path of the HTTP cookie to use for authentication. The default value is a slash (/), which represents the Web-application root.

The Path property indicates where the authentication cookie resides and is transmitted along with the authentication cookie itself.

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

// Get the current Path.
string currentPath = formsAuthentication.Path;
// Set the Path property.
formsAuthentication.Path = "newPath";

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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