What does the Use Session or Permanent Cookies option mean?
The Use Session or Permanent Cookies drop-down list is available in the ESP Options section of the Virtual Service modify screen. To access this screen, in the LoadMaster Web User Interface (WUI), go to Virtual Services > View/Modify Services and click Modify on the relevant Virtual Service.
Three options are available to select for this field:
- Session Cookies Only: This is the default and most secure option
- Permanent Cookies only on Private Computers: Sends session cookies on public computers
- Permanent Cookies Always: Sends permanent cookies in all situations
Specify if the LoadMaster should send session or permanent cookies to the users’ browser when logging in.
Note: Permanent cookies should only be used when using single sign on with services that have sessions spanning multiple applications, such as SharePoint.