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MasterKey.Regenerate Method (String, Boolean)

Regenerates the database master key by using the specified new password, and with the option to force the regeneration, thus removing all items that cannot be successfully decrypted.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

public void Regenerate(
	string password,
	bool forceRegeneration
)

Parameters

password
Type: String
A String value that specifies the password with which to encrypt and decrypt the master key.
forceRegeneration
Type: Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether to drop the items that cannot be successfully regenerated by using the old database master key password.If True, regeneration of the master key is forced, and all items that cannot be regenerated are dropped. Otherwise, False.
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