ProtectionLevel Enumeration


Applies To: SQL Server (starting with 2016)

Enumerates the protection level associated with opening a connection to a SSAS Server.

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Core (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Core.dll)

public enum ProtectionLevel

Member nameDescription

Requires authentication, but messages are sent in clear text without signatures.


Requires authentication and uses signature to detect any tampering of the data which may have occurred between the two end points of a communication.


Requires no authentication, no signatures, and no encryption.


Requires authentication, encrypts and signs the messages being transferred between the two end points of a communication. This is the maximum level of protection.

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