The DefaultAuthenticationLevelProperty type represents an authentication level, as specified in [MS-RPCE] section, to be used by the ORB as follows for DCOM calls:

  • The default authentication level for outgoing DCOM calls.

  • The minimum authentication level for incoming DCOM calls.

The scope within which this default or minimum value is to be applied is specified for each of the individual properties of this type.

Simple type: eDT_ULONG

Validity: MUST be one of the authentication level constants specified in [MS-RPCE] section

Server validation: Servers SHOULD<27> enforce validity constraints.

Client validation: Clients MUST enforce validity constraints.