Cookies & Sessions

Cookies play an important role in persistence. They allow the server and client to share a storage that can be modified by either party.

Cookies are often used for managing sessions.

Reading a request's Cookies

let cookies = request.cookies

guard let sessionToken = String(cookies["session"]) else {


Session are currently supported through JWT using Ocelot.

JWT has proven to be flexible, easy and powerful at the same time. If you want simple token based sessions, we currently recommend managing the session in the in-memory cache or the database of your choice.