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Copy SQL Server database to same server & decrypt by symmetric key return null

I have a SQL Server 2012 database that I backed up and restored to the same server and instance. When I attempt to use DecryptByKey it always returns null. Since it is the same server, do I need to ...
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Decryption not working when SQL Server database copied to new server

I am copying a database from an old server to a new server. The database has an encrypted column. From my searches I see that I need to backup the master key from the old server and restore it in ...