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Lost DMK encryption password for master database

Back story: My company has TDE encryption enabled for some of our databases. The password that the master key was encrypted by for one of our servers is lost. We do have the backup .key file, however, ...
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Under what conditions does SQL Server encrypt tempdb?

When does tempdb get encrypted with Transparent Data Encryption? What configuration, etc, causes tempdb to be encrypted this way?
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Can I decrypt TDE transaction log files for use with 3rd party software?

Is there a way to decrypt TDE log files on disk for use with 3rd party software? I have the original key and certificates. I am trying to use the transaction files with a 3rd party tool in order to ...
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SQL Server TDE - add master key and certificate [closed]

I want to add multiple master database encryption keys and certificates. Can I do that?
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Can I recover a TDE certificate by restoring the MASTER database?

(We are, fortunately, not currently in this situation, just planning ahead to see what our options would be if it ever occurred.) For a database encrypted with Transparent Date Encryption (TDE), a ...
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Enable TDE for existing AlwaysOn databases

I need to do a little benchmarking of AlwaysOn, both with and without TDE enabled. All the instructions I see cover adding encrypted databases to an availability group, but I see no mention of ...
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When do I need to backup the Service Master Key?

I'm reading some documentation and whitepaper about Transparent Data Encryption. Some documentation mention to backup the Service Master Key as well (For clarification I'm not talking about the ...