dw.web
Class Cookie
Object
dw.web.Cookie
Represents an HTTP cookie used for storing information on a client browser. Cookies are passed along in the HTTP request and can be retrieved by calling dw.system.Request.getHttpCookies().

Note: this class allows access to sensitive security-related data. Pay special attention to PCI DSS v3. requirements 2, 4, and 12.

See Request.getHttpCookies().

Constants
EMPTYNAME  :  String = "dw_emptyname__"
Default name for cookies with empty strings.
Properties
comment  :  String
The comment associated with the cookie.
domain  :  String
The domain associated with the cookie.
httpOnly  :  boolean
Identifies if the cookie is http-only.
maxAge  :  Number
The maximum age of the cookie, specified in seconds. By default, -1 indicating the cookie will persist until client shutdown.
name  :  String  (Read Only)
The cookie's name.
path  :  String
The path for the cookie.
secure  :  boolean
Identifies if the cookie is secure.
value  :  String
The cookie's value.
version  :  Number
The version for the cookie. 0 means original Netscape cookie and 1 means RFC 2109 compliant cookie.
Constructor Summary
Cookie(name : String, value : String)
Constructs a new cookie using the specified name and value.
Method Summary
getComment() : String
Returns the comment associated with the cookie.
getDomain() : String
Returns the domain associated with the cookie.
getMaxAge() : Number
Returns the maximum age of the cookie, specified in seconds.
getName() : String
Returns the cookie's name.
getPath() : String
Returns the path for the cookie.
getSecure() : boolean
Identifies if the cookie is secure.
getValue() : String
Returns the cookie's value.
getVersion() : Number
Returns the version for the cookie.
isHttpOnly() : boolean
Identifies if the cookie is http-only.
setComment(comment : String) : void
Sets the comment associated with the cookie.
setDomain(domain : String) : void
Sets the domain associated with the cookie.
setHttpOnly(httpOnly : boolean) : void
Sets the http-only state for the cookie.
setMaxAge(age : Number) : void
Sets the maximum age of the cookie in seconds.
setPath(path : String) : void
Sets the path for the cookie.
setSecure(secure : boolean) : void
Sets the secure state for the cookie.
setValue(value : String) : void
Sets the cookie's value.
setVersion(version : Number) : void
Sets the version for the cookie.
Methods inherited from class Object
Constructor Detail
Cookie
public Cookie(name : String, value : String)
Constructs a new cookie using the specified name and value.
Parameters:
name - the name for the cookie.
value - the cookie's value.

Method Detail
getComment
getComment() : String
Returns the comment associated with the cookie.
Returns:
the comment associated with the cookie.

getDomain
getDomain() : String
Returns the domain associated with the cookie.
Returns:
the domain associated with the cookie.

getMaxAge
getMaxAge() : Number
Returns the maximum age of the cookie, specified in seconds. By default, -1 indicating the cookie will persist until client shutdown.
Returns:
an integer specifying the maximum age of the cookie in seconds; if negative, means the cookie persists until client shutdown

getName
getName() : String
Returns the cookie's name.
Returns:
the cookie's name.

getPath
getPath() : String
Returns the path for the cookie.
Returns:
the path for the cookie.

getSecure
getSecure() : boolean
Identifies if the cookie is secure.
Returns:
true if the cookie is secure, false otherwise.

getValue
getValue() : String
Returns the cookie's value.
Returns:
the cookie's value.

getVersion
getVersion() : Number
Returns the version for the cookie. 0 means original Netscape cookie and 1 means RFC 2109 compliant cookie.
Returns:
the version for the cookie.

isHttpOnly
isHttpOnly() : boolean
Identifies if the cookie is http-only.
Returns:
true if the cookie is http-only, false otherwise.

setComment
setComment(comment : String) : void
Sets the comment associated with the cookie. Setting a comment automatically changes the cookie to be a RFC 2109 (set-cookie2) compliant cookie, because comments are only supported with RFC cookies and not with Netscapes original cookie.
Parameters:
comment - the comment associated with the cookie.

setDomain
setDomain(domain : String) : void
Sets the domain associated with the cookie.
Parameters:
domain - the comment associated with the cookie.

setHttpOnly
setHttpOnly(httpOnly : boolean) : void
Sets the http-only state for the cookie.
Parameters:
httpOnly - sets http-only state for the cookie.

setMaxAge
setMaxAge(age : Number) : void
Sets the maximum age of the cookie in seconds. A positive value indicates that the cookie will expire after that many seconds have passed. Note that the value is the maximum age when the cookie will expire, not the cookie's current age. A negative value means that the cookie is not stored persistently and will be deleted when the client exits. A zero value causes the cookie to be deleted.
Parameters:
age - an integer specifying the maximum age of the cookie in seconds; if negative, means the cookie is not stored; if zero, deletes the cookie

setPath
setPath(path : String) : void
Sets the path for the cookie.
Parameters:
path - the path for the cookie.

setSecure
setSecure(secure : boolean) : void
Sets the secure state for the cookie.
Parameters:
secure - sets secure state for the cookie.

setValue
setValue(value : String) : void
Sets the cookie's value.
Parameters:
value - the value to set in the cookie.

setVersion
setVersion(version : Number) : void
Sets the version for the cookie. 0 means original Netscape cookie and 1 means RFC 2109 compliant cookie. The default is 0.
Parameters:
version - the version for the cookie.

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