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SQL Server 

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Integration Services 

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Message Text

Failed to decrypt protected XML node "__" with error __ "__". You may not be authorized to access this information. This error occurs when there is a cryptographic error. Verify that the correct key is available.

The system did not decrypt a protected XML node.

The hexadecimal value for this error number is 0xC0016016.

Possible Causes

The correct key is not available to decrypt the protected XML node.

Ensure that the correct key is available for decrypting the protected XML node.

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