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SessionStateSection.CookieName Property

Gets or sets the cookie name.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("cookieName", DefaultValue = "ASP.NET_SessionId")]
public string CookieName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the HTTP cookie to use for session identification.

The default value is "ASP.NET_SessionId".

The following code example demonstrates how to get the CookieName property. Refer to the code example in the SessionStateSection class topic to learn how to get the section.

// Display the current CookieName property value.
Console.WriteLine("CookieName: {0}",

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.