PasswordEncodingMethod Enumeration

Specifies whether SSL is used when you set or change a password. This enumeration is used with the DirectoryEntryConfiguration.PasswordEncoding property.

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

public enum PasswordEncodingMethod

Member nameDescription
PasswordEncodingSslPasswords are encoded using SSL.
PasswordEncodingClearPasswords are not encoded and are transmitted in plain text.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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