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SslStream.SslProtocol Property

Gets a value that indicates the security protocol used to authenticate this connection.

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

public virtual SslProtocols SslProtocol { get; }
/** @property */
public SslProtocols get_SslProtocol ()

public function get SslProtocol () : SslProtocols

Not applicable.

Property Value

The SslProtocols value that represents the protocol used for authentication.

The supported security protocols are specified when the SslStream is created. If no security protocol was passed to the constructor, the instance is created using Default. The actual protocol used for authentication is selected based on the protocols supported by the client and server.

The following example displays the security properties of the specified stream.

static void DisplaySecurityLevel(SslStream stream)
{
   Console.WriteLine("Cipher: {0} strength {1}", stream.CipherAlgorithm, stream.CipherStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Hash: {0} strength {1}", stream.HashAlgorithm, stream.HashStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Key exchange: {0} strength {1}", stream.KeyExchangeAlgorithm, stream.KeyExchangeStrength);
   Console.WriteLine("Protocol: {0}", stream.SslProtocol);
}

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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