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What are the cookies that Deskpro uses?

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As a user or agent using your helpdesk, Deskpro will set a number of cookies. These cookies are used to make the experience better and in some cases are essential for the proper function of the software.

The table below describes the cookies set and what they are used for.

NameDescriptionTypeApplies To
These are session identifiers for each of the three major interfaces in Deskpro. A session ID is used to help store various state connected with your current browser session. For example, if you log-in, then the session ID is used to store the fact that you're logged-in. Without sessions, there'd be no way for Deskpro to save any state as you browsed around the helpdesk.Essential / SessionUsers, Agents
dpremeIf you clicked "Remember Me" on the login form, then a special token is saved in this cookie. When you come back to the site later in a different session, this token is used to automatically log you in so you don't need to login again.Optional / Multi-sessionUsers, Agents
dp_last_langThis is the language you have selected on the Deskpro portal. This is used to make the experience better on multi-lingual helpdesks.Essential / SessionUsers
This is a special security token that gets sent with any posted forms on the portal. This token ensures a malicious attacker can't impersonate your session or trick you into submitting forms that you didn't know about.Essential / SessionUsers
dp__vThis is a visitor token. This helps connect a single visitor through multiple sessions for things like votes on articles, comments, chats, and page views. For example, if you start a chat as a guest and then come back next week, we can use this visitor token to lookup your chat history to show you.Optional / Multi-sessionUsers, Agents
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