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11/11: Web Cookie

Category: General
Posted by: bagheljas
Web protocol HTTP(S) by design is stateless. A Cookie is created to facilitate desktop like applications over the web protocol HTTP(s); also known as Web Cookie, HTTP Cookie and Browser Cookie. Web Server sets a cookie on initial request from the Web Client and then subsequent request the Web Client presents the Web Cookie to the Web Server that is earlier set by the Web server. The Web Cookie creation, retention and presentation from the Web Client and Web Server is governed by the RFC 5265 (earlier versions are RFC 2109 and RFC 2965) created by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in April 2011.


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