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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>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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