In a recent question, What does the Service Master Key protect?, it was suggested that the service master key protects, among other things, data encrypted by ENCRYPTPASSPHRASE(). Is this true?
We have a web application based on the famous triad apache + php + mysql which we sell to our customers and gets installed on their servers. Currently, we are using MySQL 5.1.41 which has only a ...
I am looking for a complete list of items that the Service Master Key is used to protect in SQL Server 2008.