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<windowsStreamSecurity>

<windowsStreamSecurity>

Specify Windows stream security settings of the custom binding.


<windowsStreamSecurity protectionLevel="None/Sign/EncryptAndSign"/>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

 

Attribute Description

protectionLevel

Defines message-level security. Signing messages mitigates the risk of a third party tampering with the message while it is being transferred. Encryption provides data-level privacy during transport. Valid values include the following:

  • None: No protection.

  • Sign: Messages are signed.

  • EncryptAndSign: Messages are signed and encrypted.

The default is EncryptAndSign.

This attribute is of type ProtectionLevel.

Child Elements

None

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

<binding>

Defines all binding capabilities of the custom binding.

Transports that use a stream-oriented protocol such as TCP and named pipes support stream-based transport upgrades. Specifically, WCF provides security upgrades. The configuration of this transport security is encapsulated by this configuration element as well as by <sslStreamSecurity>, which can be configured and added to a custom binding




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2012-08-02

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