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Getting and Setting Cookies

Posted on 2012-03-29
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Can anyone provide two scripts for getting and setting cookies.  The cookie name is "synkfba" and it will contain username and password.

If need to check to see if the cookie exists and if not create it.

Thanks.
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elliottbenzle earned 500 total points
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I think you will need to set separate cookies for user and password:

<%@ Page Language=VB Debug=true %>
<script runat=server>
Sub SubmitBtnWrite_Click(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
        Response.Cookies("synkfba").Expires = "5/1/2013"
        Response.Cookies("synkfba").Value = _
            "User_name"
        Response.Cookies("synkfba-password").Expires = "5/1/2013"
        Response.Cookies("synkfba-password").Value = _
            "User_password."
End Sub
Sub SubmitBtnRead_Click(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
    Dim I as integer
    For I = 0 to Request.Cookies.Count - 1
        lblMessage1.Text = lblMessage1.Text  _
            & Request.Cookies.Item(I).Name & ": " _
            & Request.Cookies.Item(I).Value & "<BR>"
    Next
End Sub
</SCRIPT>
<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Cookies Sample Page</TITLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY >
<form runat="server">
<Font Face="Tahoma">
<asp:Label
    id="lblMessage1"
    runat="Server"
    Font-Bold="True"
/>
<BR><BR>
<asp:button
    id="butOK1"
    runat="server"
    text="Write Cookies to Browser"
    Type="Submit"
    OnClick="SubmitBtnWrite_Click"
/>
<asp:button
    id="butOK2"
    runat="server"
    text="Read Cookies from Browser"
    Type="Submit"
    OnClick="SubmitBtnRead_Click"
/>
</Font>
</Form>
</BODY>
</HTML>
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by:Dave Baldwin
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It is considered very insecure and bad practice to store usernames and passwords in cookies because that makes them available to anyone who uses that computer.  Cookies stored on the computer are just text files that can be easily read.
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