Developers use SameSite cookie attribute to prevent CSRF (Cross-site Request Forgery) attacks. This attribute instructs browsers not to send cookies along with cross-site requests (Reference).
I needed to turn of SameSite cookie attribute for Safari as part of a fix to the issue mentioned here. A simple solution is below.
Turn off SameSite cookie attribute
In order to turn this attribute off, simply disable “Prevent cross-site tracking” option in Safari:
- Open Safari
- Go to “Preferences > Privacy“
- Uncheck “Prevent cross-site tracking” option
Source for this workaround: Issues with silent token renewal on Safari. There is also a related blog post and StackOverflow question.
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