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Encryption property

Determines encryption algorithm to be used.


A SSHEncryptions enumeration. Determines type of encryption


  • Basic
object.Encryption [= value]  
The Encryption(object,value) syntax has these parts:
objectAn expression evaluating to an object of type wodSSHD.
valueA SSHEncryptions enumeration, as described in settings.


The settings for value are:

Constant Value Description
encAny0 Anything suitable, selected by wodSSHD component.
encDES 1 DES encryption
enc3DES2 3DES encryption
encAES 3 AES encryption
encBLOWFISH4 BLOWFISH encryption
encAES128 5 AES 128bit encryption
encAES1926 AES 192bit encryption
encAES256 7 AES 256bit encryption
encCAST1288 CAST 128 encryption

When set to anything else than encAny, wodSSHD will present to the client only encryption type that you specify, and will not accept any other encryption type, no matter what the client requests. If property is set to encAny (it is, by default), any known and supported (both by the client and the server) encryption may be used.

The client is the one who decides which encryption type will be used during communication. SSH protocol specifies that both the client and the server sends the list of supported encryption algorithms, and the first one that is on the client's list supported by the server is selected.

For a list of all supported encryption methods, look here. Additional encryption methods can be added to wodSSHD on your request. If it is needed, feel free to send such request to

Warning: changing this property internally changes EncryptionList property also!