Adding rewrite cookie domain rules - PingAccess - 7.3


PingAccess 7.3

Add a rewrite cookie domain rule, which converts the cookie domain returned by the site into a public-facing domain, in PingAccess.

When a site places a cookie on a cookie domain such as, or, PingAccess rewrites the Domain portion of the Set-Cookie response header with a public-facing domain such as, or, using the information configured in the rewrite cookie domain rule.


You should only set the cookie in the Public-Facing Cookie Domain field to the virtual host name associated with that application, or to a domain that is above. For example, can be set to

  1. Click Access and then go to Rules > Rules.
  2. Click + Add Rule.
  3. In the Name field, enter a unique name up to 64 characters.

    Special characters and spaces are allowed.

  4. From the Type list, select Rewrite Cookie Domain.
  5. If you need to explicitly define the target host, clear the Any Site Target Host check box.

    When you select the Any Site Target Host check box, PingAccess will rewrite the cookie domain if it is set to the domain defined in a site's target host list.

  6. If you clear the Any Site Target Host check box, enter the domain name used by the backend site in the Server-Facing Cookie Domain field.
  7. In the Public-Facing Cookie Domain field, enter the domain name you want to display in the response from PingAccess.
  8. Click Save.