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 configuration element. The CookieDomain property value determines the Domain that the cookie will be used for.

Legacy Code Example

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

<authentication mode="Forms">
  <forms loginUrl="member_login.aspx"
    domain="" />

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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