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MessageContractAttribute.ProtectionLevel Property

Gets or sets a value that specified whether the message must be encrypted, signed, or both.

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

public ProtectionLevel ProtectionLevel { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.Security.ProtectionLevel
One of the ProtectionLevel values. The default is None.


The value passed to the property when the setting is not one of the ProtectionLevel values.

For details about protection levels and their assumptions and scopes, see Understanding Protection Level.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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