How to change the name of a PHP session cookie

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The option in the /etc/php.ini file will contain the name of the session cookie. By default, the name of the session code is PHPSESSID. = PHPSESSID


You can change this to some other name, such as SessionCookie. The name should not contain any spaces or special characters. = SessionCookie


Restart HTTPD, and ensure HTTPD is active and running.

[root@server1 ~]# systemctl restart httpd


The cookie in the browser should now show the updated name.

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