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Specifies whether stronger encryption methods introduced in .NET Framework version 2.0 Service Pack 2 can be used.
|Framework20SP1||Use the encryption methods that were implemented in .NET Framework versions earlier than version 2.0 Service Pack 2.|
|Framework20SP2||Use the stronger encryption methods that are available in .NET Framework version 2.0 SP2 and later versions.|
You use the MachineKeyCompatibilityMode values when you set the CompatibilityMode property.
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2, 2.0 SP2
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.