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How to configure a SECURE Flag for Cookies

Pre-requesties:

  1. CAWEB and WEB Portals are configured to SSL cert.
  2. CAWEB and WEB Portals settings are configured to HTTPS instead of HTTP.

Ensure above 2 pre-requisties are properly implemented before proceed below steps. If not the secure flag may not works properly.

Steps to Configure,

  1. Login to EasiShare Server (where WEB or CAWEB portals are hosted).
  2. Navigate to folder path where the Source files are hosted. Assume "D:\Apps\web or D:\Apps\caweb".
  3. Backup existing folders before proceed any changes.
  4. Navigate to 'caweb" > Select Web.Config > Open the Config file
  5. Ensure below highlighted sections a & b requireSSL set as true under <system.web> section. 
    a)
     <authentication mode="Forms">
          <forms loginUrl="Home/Login" protection="All" defaultUrl="Home" name=".ASPXFORMSAUTH" requireSSL="true" timeout="20">
          </forms>
    </authentication>
    b)
    <httpCookies requireSSL="true" httpOnlyCookies="true"/>

  6. Save Config file.

  7. Navigate to 'web" > Select Web.Config > Open the Config file .
  8. Repeat same steps 5 and 6 for WEB portal

Steps to verify,

1. Launch Google Chrome and go to either WEB or CAWEB portal website

2. Press F12 (from Keyboard) to launch Developer Tools

3. Go to Application tab -> Cookies ( left Panel) and ensure the Secure column was mark a tick 

 

 

 

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