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CookieDomain Property

FormsAuthentication.CookieDomain Property

Gets the value of the domain of the forms-authentication cookie.

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

public static string CookieDomain { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The Domain of the forms-authentication cookie. The default is an empty string ("").

The CookieDomain property value is set in the configuration file for an ASP.NET application by using the domain attribute of the forms configuration element. The CookieDomain property value determines the Domain that the cookie will be used for.

The following code example sets the domain attribute in the Web.config file.

<authentication mode="Forms">
  <forms loginUrl="member_login.aspx"
    cookieless="UseCookies"
    domain="contoso.com" />
</authentication>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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