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How do I change the persistent cookie name (session-jwt) in AM (All versions)?

Last updated Jan 16, 2023

The purpose of this article is to provide information on changing the persistent cookie name in AM. The persistent cookie is called session-jwt by default and is created via the Persistent Cookie module.

Changing the persistent cookie name

You can change the name of the persistent cookie as follows using either the AM admin UI, Amster or ssoadm:

  • AM admin UI: navigate to: Realms > [Realm Name] > Authentication > Modules > Persistent Cookie Module > Persistent Cookie Name and enter the new cookie name.
  • Amster: follow the steps in How do I update property values in AM (All versions) using Amster? with these values:
    • Entity: PersistentCookiemodule
    • Property: cookieName
  • ssoadm: enter the following command: $ ./ssoadm update-auth-instance -e [realmname] -m [modulename] -u [adminID] -f [passwordfile] -a openam-auth-persistent-cookie-name=[name]replacing [realmname], [modulename], [adminID], [passwordfile] and [name] with appropriate values.

See Also

How do I change the session cookie name for AM and Agents (All versions)?

FAQ: Cookies in AM

Persistent cookie is not created in AM (All versions) after changing default keystore

Persistent cookie is no longer created in AM 6.0.x

Session quotas not limiting active user sessions in AM (All versions) when persistent cookies are used

Authentication modules in AM

Persistent Cookie module

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