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CookieProtection Enumeration

Describes how information in a cookie is protected.

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

public enum CookieProtection

Member nameDescription
NoneDo not protect information in the cookie. Information in the cookie is stored in clear text and not validated when sent back to the server.
ValidationEnsure that the information in the cookie has not been altered before being sent back to the server.
EncryptionEncrypt the information in the cookie.
AllUse both Validation and Encryption to protect the information in the cookie.

.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.