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HTTP Cookie won't get set

4 weeks ago

Can someone send me a screenshot of a successful login request that sets an http only cookie? Right now I'm receiving the cookie but it won't get set in the browser and I'm a bit stuck. 👀

@jmikrut I just found out that for cross-site requests the cookie needs to be set "secure": "true" and "same-site": "none". That solved my issue. Would be good to have this option within the payload config to avoid patching the dependency. 🙌

  • jmikrut
    Payload Team
    4 weeks ago

    these two options are indeed configurable in the payload config already 👍

    check out the



    you can set


    as well as


    right in the config, based on ENV vars or whatever you need 👍

  • TheFrontend
    4 weeks ago

    Haha, oh no! Guess I was blind 😅

  • Sandro Wegmann
    3 weeks ago

    I wanted to follow up on this real quick, because I've wasted countless hours on those cookie issues during my years in web dev.

    If you are using axios or sth similar, you need to set withCredentials": true (or credentials: 'include' in node fetch ). NOT ONLY ON THE REQUEST USING THE AUTH COOKIE, BUT ALSO ON THE REQUEST WHERE YOU WANT TO RETRIEVE THE AUTH COOKIE (e.g. login request). Otherwise, you'll see the set-Cookie header in the response, but no cookie will be set
  • jmikrut
    Payload Team
    3 weeks ago

    ^^^^ 100%

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