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The site employs two Required cookies, BIGipserver*and TS*, where a * at the end of a cookie name denotes 'anything'. These are session cookies required for load management on the hosting servers. For example, the purpose of BIGipserver* is to glue unique sessions to the same node in a cluster, in order to avoid any session coherence problems that may arise should the session traverse across nodes in the cluster.