Reasons to use/not use HTML local storage?

Wessel, Keith kwessel at
Tue Dec 1 11:13:50 EST 2015

Turn which off? SAML logout or HTML local storage? I assume you mean turn off SAML logout and use HTML local storage for both purposes.


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From: users [mailto:users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Cantor, Scott
Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 9:35 AM
To: Shib Users <users at>
Subject: Re: Reasons to use/not use HTML local storage?

On 12/1/15, 10:07 AM, "users on behalf of Wessel, Keith" <users-bounces at on behalf of kwessel at> wrote:

>Ah, got it. So, while the HTML local storage can help with session storage, the main goal was for client-side consent storage.
>But there's no way to use HTML local storage just for consent and not for sessions, right? That is cookies for sessions and HTML local (where available) for consent?

That's entirely possible, but if you're not going to support logout anyway, you could just turn it off and use it for both purposes.

-- Scott

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