Gets the current level of security being used to protect communications with the server.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The property indicates the current level of security that the ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider instance is configured to use. The property is based on the connnectionProtection attribute set with the add Element for providers for membership (ASP.NET Settings Schema) in the application configuration file.
See the ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class topic for more information about connection strings.
The following code example shows a Web.config entry that configures an ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider instance to use the SSL security protocol to connect to an Active Directory server.
<configuration> <connectionStrings> <add name="ADService" connectionString="LDAP://ldapServer/" /> </connectionStrings> <system.web> <membership defaultProvider="AspNetActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider"> <providers> <add name="AspNetActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider" type="System.Web.Security.ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider, System.Web, Version=2.0.3600, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" connectionProtection="SignAndSeal" /> </providers> </membership> </system.web> </configuration>
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
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