Specifies the connection protection options supported by the ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
|No transport layer security is used. Explicit credentials for the Active Directory connection must be provided in the configuration file.|
|An SSL connection is used to connect to the Active Directory server.|
|The connection to the Active Directory server is secured by digitally signing and encrypting each packet sent to the server.|
The enumeration is used in an application's configuration file to set the protocol used to secure communications between an ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider object and an Active Directory or Active Directory Application Mode server. The enumeration indicates the type of connection security the provider established based on the connectionProtection attribute of the membership Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) configuration element. The connectionProtection attribute can be set only to either "None" or "Secure".
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)
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