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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.

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