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Roles.CookieProtectionValue Property

Gets a value that indicates how role names cached in a cookie are protected.

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

Public Shared ReadOnly Property CookieProtectionValue As CookieProtection
Dim value As CookieProtection

value = Roles.CookieProtectionValue

/** @property */
public static CookieProtection get_CookieProtectionValue ()

public static function get CookieProtectionValue () : CookieProtection

Not applicable.

Property Value

One of the CookieProtection enumeration values indicating how role names that are cached in a cookie are protected. The default is All.

You can specify the protection of the cookie where roles are cached for your application by setting the cookieProtection attribute in the Web.config file for your ASP.NET application. The cookieProtection attribute takes a CookieProtection enumeration value that indicates whether the role names are encrypted, validated, both, or neither.

The following example shows the roleManager element in the system.web section of the Web.config file for an ASP.NET application. It specifies that the application uses a SqlRoleProvider instance and sets cookieProtection attribute to Encrypted.

<roleManager defaultProvider="SqlProvider" 
  cookieProtection="Encrypted" >
      applicationName="MyApplication" />

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0