BackupEncryptionKey Method (WMI MSReportServer_ConfigurationSetting)

Backs up the encryption key for the specified report server instance. The encryption key is stored encrypted with a password.

public void BackupEncryptionKey(string Password, out Byte[] KeyFile, 
    out Int32 Length, out Int32 HRESULT, out string[] ExtendedErrors);


A string used to encrypt the encryption key before it is returned.


[out] An array containing the encrypted encryption key.


[out] The length of the array returned by the method.


[out] Value indicating whether the call succeeded or failed.


[out] A string array containing additional errors returned by the call.

Returns an HRESULT indicating success or failure of the method call. A value of 0 indicates that the method call was successful. A non-zero value indicates that an error has occurred.

Namespace: root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ReportServer\<InstanceName>\v11\Admin

Platform: Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Vista; Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 1 (SP1); or Windows 2000 (all versions)