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What is the current format of the Webtrends cookie?

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What is the current format of the Webtrends cookie?
Answer
Webtrends_ID contains a randomly generated user ID (GUID).
WT.co_f contains the GUID, last visit and session start.
ACOOKIE will contain the GUID and addition visit and session information in an encrypted format.

Examples of WEBTRENDS_ID and WT.co_f:

WEBTRENDS_ID = 79c88e25-bceb-4b10-a387-28ae63e2fa45
WT.co_f = 79c88e25-bceb-4b10-a387-28ae63e2fa45;lv=xxxxx;ss=xxxxx
 
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Third-party cookies (WEBTRENDS_ID, ACOOKIE) issued by Webtrends On-Demand before August, 2013 contained an IP address as part of the tracking value.  Cookies issued after August no longer contained IP addresses.  On January 1, 2014, all cookies managed by Webtrends On-Demand (WEBTRENDS_ID, ACOOKIE) were expired and reissued with non-IP tracking values (this does not include WT_FPC that are managed by the JavaScript tag).

 
 
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