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SslStream.SslProtocol Property

Gets a value that indicates the security protocol used to authenticate this connection.

Namespace:  System.Net.Security
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
public virtual SslProtocols SslProtocol { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Authentication.SslProtocols
The SslProtocols value that represents the protocol used for authentication.

The supported security protocols are specified when the SslStream is created. If no security protocol was passed to the constructor, the instance is created using Default. The actual protocol used for authentication is selected based on the protocols supported by the client and server.

The following example displays the security properties of the specified stream.

static void DisplaySecurityLevel(SslStream stream)
{
   Console.WriteLine("Cipher: {0} strength {1}", stream.CipherAlgorithm, stream.CipherStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Hash: {0} strength {1}", stream.HashAlgorithm, stream.HashStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Key exchange: {0} strength {1}", stream.KeyExchangeAlgorithm, stream.KeyExchangeStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Protocol: {0}", stream.SslProtocol);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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