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SymmetricKey.Create Method (SymmetricKeyEncryption, SymmetricKeyEncryptionAlgorithm, String, String)

Creates a symmetric key on the database with the specified encryption type and method.

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

public void Create(
	SymmetricKeyEncryption keyEncryption,
	SymmetricKeyEncryptionAlgorithm keyEncryptionAlgorithm,
	string passPhrase,
	string identityPhrase
)

Parameters

keyEncryption
Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SymmetricKeyEncryption
A SymmetricKeyEncryption object value that specifies the encryption type.
keyEncryptionAlgorithm
Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SymmetricKeyEncryptionAlgorithm
A SymmetricKeyEncryptionAlgorithm value that specifies the encryption method.
passPhrase
Type: String
A String value that specifies the pass phrase from which the symmetric key can be derived.
identityPhrase
Type: String
A String value that specifies the identity phrase used to tag data that is encrypted with the key. Either passPhrase or identityPhrase can be null, but at least one needs to be set.
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