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Revision 38527 of Cookies Preferences in Mozilla

  • Revision slug: Cookies_Preferences_in_Mozilla
  • Revision title: Cookies Preferences in Mozilla
  • Revision id: 38527
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See {{template.Bug(233339)}} for details on the changes to the original preferences. These changes are effective in nightly builds as of March 10th, and should be in 1.7b and later.

network.cookie.cookieBehavior

Default Value: 3

0 = accept all cookies by default
1 = only accept from the originating site
2 = block all cookies by default
3 = use p3p settings (only selectable in the UI if p3p is available)

network.cookie.disableCookieForMailNews

Default Value: true

true = do not accept any cookies from within mailnews or from mail-style URIs
false = allow cookies in these situations

network.cookie.lifetimePolicy

Default Value: 0

0 = Accept cookies normally
1 = Prompt for each cookie
2 = Accept for current session only
3 = Accept for N days

network.cookie.lifetime.days

Default Value: 90

only used if network.cookie.lifetimePolicy is set to 3

Sets the number of days that the lifetime of cookies should be limited to.

network.cookie.alwaysAcceptSessionCookies

Default Value: false

only used if network.cookie.lifetimePolicy is set to 1

true = accepts session cookies without prompting
false = prompts for session cookies

network.cookie.prefsMigrated

Default Value: false

migration pref for users with older profiles.

true = prefs have been migrated
false = migrate prefs on next startup

network.cookie.maxNumber

Default Value: 1000

Configures the maximum amount of cookies to be stored

Valid range is from 0-65535, RFC 2109 and 2965 require this to be at least 300

network.cookie.maxPerHost

Default Value: 50

Configures the maximum amount of cookies to be stored per host

Valid range is from 0-65535, RFC 2109 and 2965 require this to be at least 20

Original Document Information

  • Author(s): Mike Connor
  • Last Updated Date: May 22, 2004
  • Copyright Information: Portions of this content are © 1998–2007 by individual mozilla.org contributors; content available under a Creative Commons license | Details.

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<p>See {{template.Bug(233339)}} for details on the changes to the original preferences. These changes are effective in nightly builds as of March 10th, and should be in 1.7b and later.
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.cookieBehavior"> network.cookie.cookieBehavior </h3>
<p>Default Value: 3
</p><p>0 = accept all cookies by default<br>
1 = only accept from the originating site<br>
2 = block all cookies by default<br>
3 = use p3p settings (only selectable in the UI if p3p is available)
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.disableCookieForMailNews"> network.cookie.disableCookieForMailNews </h3>
<p>Default Value: true
</p><p>true = do not accept any cookies from within mailnews or from mail-style URIs<br>
false = allow cookies in these situations 
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.lifetimePolicy"> network.cookie.lifetimePolicy </h3>
<p>Default Value: 0
</p><p>0 = Accept cookies normally<br>
1 = Prompt for each cookie<br>
2 = Accept for current session only<br>
3 = Accept for N days
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.lifetime.days"> network.cookie.lifetime.days </h3>
<p>Default Value: 90
</p><p>only used if network.cookie.lifetimePolicy is set to 3
</p><p>Sets the number of days that the lifetime of cookies should be limited to.
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.alwaysAcceptSessionCookies"> network.cookie.alwaysAcceptSessionCookies </h3>
<p>Default Value: false
</p><p>only used if network.cookie.lifetimePolicy is set to 1
</p><p>true = accepts session cookies without prompting <br>
false = prompts for session cookies
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.prefsMigrated"> network.cookie.prefsMigrated </h3>
<p>Default Value: false
</p><p>migration pref for users with older profiles.
</p><p>true = prefs have been migrated<br>
false = migrate prefs on next startup
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.maxNumber"> network.cookie.maxNumber </h3>
<p>Default Value: 1000
</p><p>Configures the maximum amount of cookies to be stored
</p><p>Valid range is from 0-65535, <a class="external" href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2109" title="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2109">RFC 2109</a> and 2965 require this to be at least 300
</p>
<h3 name="network.cookie.maxPerHost"> network.cookie.maxPerHost </h3>
<p>Default Value: 50
</p><p>Configures the maximum amount of cookies to be stored per host
</p><p>Valid range is from 0-65535, <a class="external" href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2109" title="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2109">RFC 2109</a> and 2965 require this to be at least 20
</p>
<div class="originaldocinfo">
<h2 name="Original_Document_Information"> Original Document Information </h2>
<ul><li> Author(s): <a class="external" href="mailto:mconnor@myrealbox.com">Mike Connor</a>
</li><li> Last Updated Date: May 22, 2004
</li><li> Copyright Information: Portions of this content are © 1998–2007 by individual mozilla.org contributors; content available under a Creative Commons license | <a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/foundation/licensing/website-content.html">Details</a>.
</li></ul>
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