EncryptionPolicy Enumeration

EncryptionPolicy Enumeration

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

The EncryptionPolicy to use.

Namespace:   System.Net.Security
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public enum EncryptionPolicy

Member nameDescription

Prefer that full encryption be used, but allow a NULL cipher (no encryption) if the server agrees.


Allow no encryption and request that a NULL cipher be used if the other endpoint can handle a NULL cipher.


Require encryption and never allow a NULL cipher.

The EncryptionPolicy can be set to require, allow, or prevent encryption.

The EncryptionPolicy will be applied to an SSL/TLS session.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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