List of Cookies Used in KMS and the Kaltura Player

­­­­­The following table lists the cookies that are used in Kaltura MediaSpace and the Kaltura Player.

Cookie Name

Status – Session/Persistent

Duration

Usage/Meaning

Context

User State (anonymous / logged-in)

kms_ctamuls

session 

The session duration is configurable per instance. The duration defaults to 12h.

KMS Session cookie - holds the session ID.

session

Any

kas-eds

persistent

This cookie is persistent for 7 days. It is removed once the admin stops the preview mode.

Enables a temporary preview of a feature for the admin.
Does not affect normal end users.

Only used by a KMS admin in the configuration screen for features that support a preview.

Set when logged-in as an admin. (It has an effect even if you browse to the site as anonymous).

kms_auth_id

persistent

This cookie may be temporary (2 minutes duration) and is used until the user completes the authentication flow, or the cookie value is retained for 1 year if the user checked the checkbox that says "Remember Selection".

When KMS is configured to use multi-authentication, this cookie holds the selected authentication adapter selected by the user.
 
 

Functional, only if using multi-authentication

Any

JobsInProgress

persistent

1 hour

Set when user action triggers an asynchronous job in the Kaltura backend. This cookie helps the application track and notify the user when the job is done.

Functional

Logged-in

groupSyncing

persistent 

1 year This cookie is removed automatically when the process is done.

Similar to the JobsInProgess cookie, but specifically for the job of syncing a user's group membership during login. This cookie contains the job ID.

Functional, only if you are using the Ssogroupsync or Samlgroupsync modules.

Logged-in

groupSyncing-error

persistent 

1 year This cookie is removed automatically when process is done.

Similar to the groupSyncing cookie, this cookie is created and used  to notify the user when a job fails,

Functional, only if you are using the Ssogroupsync or Samlgroupsync modules.

Logged-in

ldapwizard

session cookie 

expiration = 0

Holds information and progress while using the ldap wizard that helps customers find the correct LDAP configuration to be able to configure authentication properly.

For the Admin, only if using this feature. Most likely used once in a customer's lifetime.

Logged-in to admin

styling_preview_enabled

session

This cookie is removed when the admin stops the styling preview mode.

Enables/disables the preview mode in the Styling module. Enables the admin that uses the Styling module to design their KMS and view the changes before applying them to all end users.

Admin

Set when logged-in as ab admin, affects even if you browse to the site as anonymous.

kms-locale

persistent

,10 years

Locale selection of the user.
In KMS - this cookie is generated when the user switches the language from the site header (the Language menu).
In KAF - this cookie is generated when you launch from the LMS/CMS, and the launch includes locale information. Kaltura sets the cookie, so that this KAF session will stick to the same locale you came with from the external system.

Functional, only if you have multiple languages configured in KMS.

Any

gnidargitl_{entryID}

persistent

5 hours

Holds information about the entry that is used later to send a grade to the LMS (After the quiz is submitted on the Kaltura side).
The cookie value does not hold any PII, it contains only 2 identifiers the LMS passed to Kaltura to know where to send the grade to, for that specific entry and user.

Functional, only if you use quiz and allow grading in the LMS.

Logged-in

xapi-user-login-done

persistent

10 seconds

Set by XAPI module after a user logs in, so Kaltura knows that this event needs to be sent to the LRS. The cookie is then immediately cleared. This cookie does not hold PII.

Functional, only if you use xapi.

Logged-in

kms-contrast

persistent


10 years

Accessibility - set when a user clicks the high-contrast button and is used to save whether the user wants the high-contrast enabled or not.

Functional, accessibility.

Any

smartbanner_exited

persistent

According to the code, this cookie is set for 10 seconds. After that - the smart banner may appear again. 

This cookie is set to remember that the user closed the smartbanner (the one that suggests to install/launch KMS Go).

Functional

Any


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