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How to send a cookie in HTTP post

Archana Annamaneni
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Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Posts: 147
Hi ,

I have to send a cookie through an http post from a java program .

For some other reasons I am using a HttpsUrlConnection to make a conenction with the server.
How can I send the cookie?

Thanks
Sharad Agarwal
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Joined: Sep 11, 2002
Posts: 167
It will be useful to look at the format for a URL request:

You will need to use the HttpsUrlConnection.setRequestProperty() method to set the Cookie.

(If using HttpsUrlConnection is not a mandate, please consider using Apache HttpClient).
[ July 15, 2005: Message edited by: Sharad Agarwal ]

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kotesh rao
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Joined: Jun 08, 2005
Posts: 11
Hi,

StringBuffer sb1 = new StringBuffer();

sb1.append(<Name> );
sb1.append("=");
sb1.append(< value >+ ";");

one more

sb1.append(<Name> );
sb1.append("=");
sb1.append(< value >+ ";");

specify name and value for cookies..if u have more just repeat above 3 lines.

then add cookies to url header.

header.append("Cookie: ");
header.append(sb1.toString());

//write header information.
outputStream.writeBytes(header.toString());


hope this will help u.
 
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