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REVOKE Asymmetric Key Permissions (Transact-SQL)

 

Updated: June 10, 2016

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Revokes permissions on an asymmetric key.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

  
REVOKE [ GRANT OPTION FOR ] { permission  [ ,...n ] }   
    ON ASYMMETRIC KEY :: asymmetric_key_name   
    { TO | FROM } database_principal [ ,...n ]  
    [ CASCADE ]  
    [ AS revoking_principal ]  

GRANT OPTION FOR
Indicates that the ability to grant the specified permission will be revoked.

System_CAPS_ICON_important.jpg Important


If the principal has the specified permission without the GRANT option, the permission itself will be revoked.

permission
Specifies a permission that can be revoked on an assembly. Listed below.

ON ASYMMETRIC KEY ::asymmetric_key_name
Specifies the asymmetric key on which the permission is being revoked. The scope qualifier :: is required.

database_principal
Specifies the principal from which the permission is being revoked. One of the following:

  • Database user

  • Database role

  • Application role

  • Database user mapped to a Windows login

  • Database user mapped to a Windows group

  • Database user mapped to a certificate

  • Database user mapped to an asymmetric key

  • Database user not mapped to a server principal.

CASCADE
Indicates that the permission being revoked is also revoked from other principals to which it has been granted or denied by this principal. The permission itself will not be revoked.

System_CAPS_ICON_caution.jpg Caution


A cascaded revocation of a permission granted WITH GRANT OPTION will revoke both GRANT and DENY of that permission.

AS revoking_principal
Specifies a principal from which the principal executing this query derives its right to revoke the permission. One of the following:

  • Database user

  • Database role

  • Application role

  • Database user mapped to a Windows login

  • Database user mapped to a Windows group

  • Database user mapped to a certificate

  • Database user mapped to an asymmetric key

  • Database user not mapped to a server principal.

An asymmetric key is a database-level securable contained by the database that is its parent in the permissions hierarchy. The most specific and limited permissions that can be revoked on an asymmetric key are listed below, together with the more general permissions that include them by implication.

Asymmetric Key permissionImplied by asymmetric key permissionImplied by database permission
CONTROLCONTROLCONTROL
TAKE OWNERSHIPCONTROLCONTROL
ALTERCONTROLALTER ANY ASYMMETRIC KEY
REFERENCESCONTROLREFERENCES
VIEW DEFINITIONCONTROLVIEW DEFINITION

Requires CONTROL permission on the asymmetric key.

REVOKE (Transact-SQL)
Permissions (Database Engine)
Principals (Database Engine)
CREATE CERTIFICATE (Transact-SQL)
CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
CREATE APPLICATION ROLE (Transact-SQL)
Encryption Hierarchy

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