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MessageSecurityOverTcp.AlgorithmSuite Property

Specifies the algorithm suite to be used for securing messages at the SOAP level.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public SecurityAlgorithmSuite AlgorithmSuite { get; set; }


The value of AlgorithmSuite is null.

You should be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant algorithms when making modifications to this setting.

If you set this property to a value other than the default and generate a configuration file using ServiceModel Metadata Utility Tool (Svcutil.exe), it is not generated correctly and you must manually edit the configuration file to set the corresponding configuration attribute to the desired value.

The following code shows how to access and set this property.

NetTcpBinding binding = new NetTcpBinding();
// Specify the mode, then the credential type.
binding.Security.Mode = SecurityMode.Message;
binding.Security.Message.ClientCredentialType =
binding.Security.Message.AlgorithmSuite =

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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