XMLHttpRequest setRequestHeader method and Cookies
This article helps you resolve the problem when you use
setRequestHeader method and Cookies.
Original product version: Internet Information Services
Original KB number: 234486
When using the XML Document Object Model (DOM), the
setRequestHeader method on the
XMLHttpRequest object does not seem to set cookie headers as expected. The first call to
setRequestHeader using the Cookie HTTP header seems to have no effect.
To add cookies to the request, the call to
setRequestHeader for the Cookie header must be repeated because the first call is ignored:
'this value is ignored, but the step is necessary xmlRequest.setRequestHeader "Cookie", "any non-empty string here" 'set all cookies here xmlRequest.setRequestHeader "Cookie", "cookie1=value1; cookie2=value2"
Setting cookies in this manner is atypical. Cookies are best set by the server using the