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OperationDescription.ProtectionLevel Property

Gets or sets the protection level for the operation.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Description
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public ProtectionLevel ProtectionLevel { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.Security.ProtectionLevel
The ProtectionLevel for the operation.

The ProtectionLevel property controls whether the messages of an operation must be encrypted, signed, or both. The value set here is the default value for all messages specified for this operation unless a narrower scope overrides this value.

ProtectionLevel corresponds to the ProtectionLevel property in the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) programming model.

When the ProtectionLevel is set, the HasProtectionLevel property is set to true.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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