Storing Web user preferences in cookies

Web users can configure their own time zone and regional preferences. Customized preferences are stored in cookies that reside in Web client browsers. Thus, your preferences can't be used if you access the server from a browser other than the one for which you set up cookies.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator, choose Configuration > Web > Internet Sites.
  2. Choose the Web Site document you want to edit and click Edit Document.
  3. Click Domino Web Engine, and complete these fields:
    Table 1. Web User Preferences fields



    Store user preferences in cookies

    Choose one:

    • Disabled -- Users cannot customize their regional preferences
    • Single Server -- Cookies for customized preferences are generated for current Web site/server only
    • Multi-server -- Cookies for customized preferences are generated for the DNS domain to which the current Web site/server belongs

    Default regional locale

    Use this field for those cases in which a user does not have any custom regional settings enabled for their browser, and the format option for regional setting fields is set to user's setting. This information is needed for formatting date, time, number, and currency fields.

    • Server locale -- Use server's operating system settings.
    • Browser's accept-language (default) -- Use browser's accept-language. By default, Internet Explorer sends HTTP requests with the accept-language header in the user's preferred language(s).