Able to set cookies with other domain RRS feed

  • Question

  • User-2041703029 posted

    As per my understanding, when third party cookies are blocked on a browser, the site cannot set cookies of other domain. To check this, I created a website and on page load added a code to set a cookie with domain name "test.com"

    I hosted this website with hostname as "mysite.edu.in" and also added host entry as " mysite.edu.in"

    After accessing the site, it creates a cookie with different domain "test.com" and able to access that as well (in Response.Cookies collection).

    I theory it shouldn't (as I mentioned above). Am I missing anything? Note that third party cookies are blocked.


    Saturday, February 14, 2015 8:49 AM


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  • User1779161005 posted

    One website can't get or set the cookies of another (regardless of browser settings).

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Saturday, February 14, 2015 8:58 AM
  • User-2041703029 posted

    True that. Regardless of browser settings (third party cookies), as mentioned above, I am able to set cookies with domain as "test.com" on a website with domain name "mysite.edu.in".

    Am I missing anything?

    Sunday, February 15, 2015 11:20 AM
  • User2008642861 posted

    Hi Deepak61088,

    Thank you for your post. As Brock Allen said, you couldn't set cookies for another domain. As your statement, I suppose that your web applications run in the same environment. That's to say, it may still have some cache in the console. I suggest that you could clean your console and reset your environment, then have a test.

    For more information, I suggest that you could refer to below links.



    Hope this could be helpful to you.

    Best regards,


    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Sunday, February 15, 2015 9:45 PM