SessionAuthenticationModule.ContainsSessionTokenCookie Method

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Determines if a session cookie is in the provided cookie collection.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As SessionAuthenticationModule
Dim httpCookieCollection As HttpCookieCollection
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = instance.ContainsSessionTokenCookie(httpCookieCollection)


Public Function ContainsSessionTokenCookie ( _
    httpCookieCollection As HttpCookieCollection _
) As Boolean
public bool ContainsSessionTokenCookie (
    HttpCookieCollection httpCookieCollection
bool ContainsSessionTokenCookie (
    HttpCookieCollection^ httpCookieCollection
public boolean ContainsSessionTokenCookie (
    HttpCookieCollection httpCookieCollection
public function ContainsSessionTokenCookie (
    httpCookieCollection : HttpCookieCollection
) : boolean


  • httpCookieCollection
    The collection of cookies to look in.

Return Value

true if a session cookie is found; otherwise, false.


Exception type Condition

if httpCookieCollection is null

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


SessionAuthenticationModule Class
SessionAuthenticationModule Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web Namespace

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