Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

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Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6William KeenerTechnical WriterGlobal Services AutomationMicrosoft Corporation: 

<![CDATA[ Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 William Keener Technical Writer Global Services Automation Microsoft Corporation]]>

What Are Cookies? 260971: 

<![CDATA[ What Are Cookies? 260971 A text string included with HTTP requests and responses. Used to maintain state information. Created by client-side script in HTML, by Win32® applications, or by server-side scripts. Defined in RFC 2965. ]]>

Types of Cookies: 

<![CDATA[ Types of Cookies Persistent vs. session cookies, downgraded cookies Legacy and leashed cookies First-party and third-party cookies Unsatisfactory cookies]]>

How Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or Internet Explorer 5 Filters Cookies: 

<![CDATA[ How Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or Internet Explorer 5 Filters Cookies Accept or deny based on: Context where the cookie was sent (persistent or session) Your Security Zones settings (Privacy tab is new to Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6) ]]>

How Internet Explorer 6 Filters Cookies: 

<![CDATA[ How Internet Explorer 6 Filters Cookies Context where the cookie was sent (first-party or third-party, persistent or session) Contents of the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) 1.0 compact policy P3P 1.0: http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/ The compact policy is a one-line description of the site’s privacy policy (found in the HTTP header) Your privacy settings (on the Privacy tab; click Tools, then click Internet Options) Accept, deny, downgrade (forceSession), or leash (forceFirstParty) based on:]]>

Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0: 

<![CDATA[ Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 P3P 1.0 spec: http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/ Compact policies: a one-line description of the site’s privacy policy found in the HTTP header http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/#compact_policies]]>

Privacy Settings (1)283185, “How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6”: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (1) 283185, “How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6”]]>

Privacy Settings (2)Actions Taken: Block All or Accept All: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (2) Actions Taken: Block All or Accept All Block All Cookies – Do not accept or send any cookies (first party or third party, session or persistent); do not delete cookies; do not replay legacy cookies. Per-site list does not override. Accept All Cookies – Accept all cookies; replay all cookies, including legacy. Per-site list does not override. ]]>

Privacy Settings (3)Actions Taken: High Setting: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (3) Actions Taken: High Setting ]]>

Privacy Settings (4)Actions Taken: Medium High Setting: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (4) Actions Taken: Medium High Setting ]]>

Privacy Settings (5)Actions Taken: Medium – Default Setting: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (5) Actions Taken: Medium – Default Setting 293222, “The Default Privacy Settings for Internet Explorer 6”]]>

Privacy Settings (6)Actions Taken: Low Setting: 

<![CDATA[ Privacy Settings (6) Actions Taken: Low Setting ]]>

Viewing a Privacy Policy: 

<![CDATA[ Viewing a Privacy Policy On the View menu, click Privacy Report ]]>

Viewing a P3P Compact Policy: 

<![CDATA[ Viewing a P3P Compact Policy On the Privacy tab, click Advanced, then set both First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies to Prompt ]]>

Cookies and Security Zones: 

<![CDATA[ Cookies and Security Zones Internet: The slider, advanced and per-site list apply Local intranet: All cookies accepted/replayed including legacy; same as Accept All Cookies – no per-site list Trusted: All cookies accepted/replayed including legacy; same as Accept All Cookies – no per-site list Restricted: No cookies received/replayed; Same as Block All Cookies – no per-site list Local: All cookies accepted/replayed including legacy; same as Accept All Cookies – no per-site list ]]>

Advanced Privacy Settings: 

<![CDATA[ Advanced Privacy Settings]]>

Customized Privacy Import Files: 

<![CDATA[ Customized Privacy Import Files Needed if you want to filter cookies on your local intranet http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/security/privacy/overview/privacyimportxml.asp 301689, “How to Restore Default Settings After Importing Custom Privacy Preferences” ]]>

Administration (1): 

<![CDATA[ Administration (1) Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) Group Policy]]>

Administration (2): 

<![CDATA[ Administration (2)]]>

Administration (3)Known Issues: 

<![CDATA[ Administration (3) Known Issues 316116, “You Cannot Manage Internet Explorer 6 Group Policies on a Windows 2000-based Computer” 323061, “Advanced Privacy Settings and Per-Site Privacy Actions Are Not Imported by the IEAK”]]>

Implementing/Deploying P3P on a Web Site: 

<![CDATA[ Implementing/Deploying P3P on a Web Site W3C: “6 Easy Steps” to make your Web site P3P compliant http://www.w3.org/P3P/details.html TRUSTe resources to create your own privacy statement http://www.truste.org/bus/pub_resourceguide.html]]>

Troubleshooting: 

<![CDATA[ Troubleshooting Move the Privacy slider to Allow All Cookies Compare the Web site’s compact policy (set Internet Explorer to prompt for cookies) to the context of the cookie being set and your privacy settings Internet Explorer 6 Files involved: Shdocvw.dll, Shdoclc.dll, Inetcpl.cpl, Inetcplc.dll – Privacy UI Wininet.dll (header, server-side script), Urlmon.dll, Mshtml.dll (client-side script) – Cookie Filtering]]>

Resources/Known Issues: 

<![CDATA[ Resources/Known Issues Microsoft Knowledge Base articles: 296363 – “Cookies Settings Are Not Retained After You Upgrade to Internet Explorer 6” 299331 – “Web Site Reports That You Must Enable Cookies” 282846 – “Privacy Settings Only Affect Internet Zone” 301390 – “Cookie Pal Requires Advanced Privacy Settings” 298780 – “Any Existing Cookies Can Still Be Read by a Web Site Even When the ‘Block’ Option Is Selected” 298636 – “Privacy Icon Is Displayed in the Status Bar Even Though Privacy Settings Allow Cookies” 298628 – “Per Site Privacy Actions Do Not Work as Expected” 298621 – “Cookies Are Unexpectedly Blocked or Saved on Your Computer” 300364 – “The Privacy Report May Change After You Cancel a File Download Request ” 298626 – “Unable to Export Custom Privacy Settings in Internet Explorer 6” 301402 – “Advanced Privacy Settings Contains Incorrect Information in ‘What's This?’ Text” 302831 – “Unable to Remove Per Site Privacy Actions for Local Intranet Sites”]]>

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