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SymmetricKey.Create Method (SymmetricKeyEncryption, SymmetricKeyEncryptionAlgorithm, SecureString)

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,
	SecureString passPhrase
)

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: SecureString
A SecureString value that specifies the pass phrase from which the symmetric key can be derived.
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