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Language: Java
Expertise: Intermediate
Jun 4, 2001



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Making a Cookie Expire After a Specified Amount of Time

To specify an expiration time, you can use the setMaxTime(int) method of javax.servlet.http.Cookie. It takes as a parameter the number of seconds before the cookie will expire. For example, for a 2-minute expiration, we would do the following:
// Create a new cookie for userID from a fictitious
// method called getUserID
Cookie cookie = new Cookie (
Sandeep Gain
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