Questions tagged [certificate]

A container for a private and public key pair that includes additional meta-data / properties. Certificates are typically used for encryption as well as generating and validating signatures (e.g. module signing, message verification, etc).

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What Microsoft DBA certificate should I acquire?

I am thinking about getting Microsoft DBA certification, but trying to find out which exactly certificate should I study for gets a little confusing. My company uses on premises SQL Server 2017 but ...
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How to renew certificates in an availability group without downtime?

OK, here is the setup. We have two nodes, both running SQL Server 2016, participating in an availability group. Both servers are running on Windows Server 2016 and are NOT joined to an Active ...
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Why would I download CA certificate when starting a managed Postgres cluster on DigitalOcean?

I am trying for the first time a Postgres cluster provided as a managed service by DigitalOcean.com. As part of configuring the new cluster, their web interface gives me a user name, password, port ...
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psql command, how to enforce certificate check?

I have created a cockroachdb v20.1.0 cluster based on this: https://www.cockroachlabs.com/docs/stable/deploy-cockroachdb-on-premises.html I have also created a test user like this: CREATE USER test ...
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How to get certificate expiration date for certificate in mirroring endpoint in SQL Server 2016 Always On Availability Group?

I created a domain-independent 2-node SQL Server 2016 Always On Availability Group using the Microsoft instructions: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/database-engine/availability-groups/windows/...
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ola-hallengren backup solution with encryption is not encrypting

Installed OH's scripts and they run great. sqlserver 2017 standard edition in a testing/dev environment. testing before rolling out to production. I did a test of a restoration of an encrypted, or so ...
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Recreate a Certifcate Encrypted by Password to another database

I have created a stored procedure which requires permissions across a number of databases: USE MyDB; CREATE PROCEDURE dbo.MyProc ( @ScheduleName NVARCHAR(260), @KeepSchedule BIT = 0 ) AS ...
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need help understanding the error-message: Error Connecting to database FATAL : no pg_hba.conf entry

We're trying to connect to a postgres/postgis installation on a remote server, using QGIS-Application. When accessing from another pc or from the same pc via pgadmin4v4 with the same credential/...
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SQL Server - Add signature to stored procedure by certificate does not work

I have a stored procedure in Database 1 that updates couple of tables in Database 1 and Database 2 To avoid granting calling login/user permissions to do table updates, I try to use code signing ...
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SQL Server MCSA Database Administration Certification retires on June 30, 2020 - is there going to be a replacement? [closed]

Looking at exams 70-764 and 70-765 This exam retires on June 30, 2020. A replacement exam may be available. To learn more, visit our blog: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/community.aspx ...
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SQL Server Encrypted Connections - Configuration Manager does not see Certificate

My goal is to implement encrypted connections on Test SQL Server instance First, tried to create self-signed certificate in the Certificates snap in (certlm.msc), Personal > All Tasks > Request New ...
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Setup certification for SQL Server running on Debian

I have successfully setup an instance of a SQL Server 2017 instance on the latest Debian release, and a domain that points to that server, and I have gotten the respective certificates by using ...
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SQL Server - How to know to which database user certificate is mapped to?

Inside a user database, I have two certificates, both are used for signing stored procedures First cert was created long time ago by someone Second I created myself for testing purposes For ...
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SSMS login by external developers

This is my first question so please bear with me ! We have an external company whose developers need to login into an instance on our on-premise SQL Server 2016. They have AD logins, and these are ...
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How to generate a self-signed SSL certificate for MS SQL server 2008 R2 using OpenSSL?

Using OpenSSL, I'd like to generate a self-signed certificate for usage with Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2. This might be unusual, but I'd like to learn what's going on behind the scenes. I have ...
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Grant User permission to view XE results via sys.fn_xe_file_target_read_file

I need to grant a user (MyDomain\JohnSmith) permission to view one particular XE session results using sys.fn_xe_file_target_read_file I thought the best way to do this would be to encapsulate the ...
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Permissions issue in Docker SQL Server 2017 while restoring certificate

Docker SQL Server 2017 container @latest. Using master database. The error I am facing is the following: [S00019][15208] The certificate, asymmetric key, or private key file is not valid or does not ...
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SQL Server Encryption with “localhost” certificate

Using SQL Server 2014/2016: I'm trying to encrypt my connections from my application to my local SQL Server instance. As I read the documentation, SQL Server seems to very much prefer certificates ...
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Force Client to Validate SSL Certificate?

When SQL Server uses the Force Encryption with value "yes" then if in the client-side we use encrypt=true option in the connection string, then the client application tries to verify the server ...
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SQL TDE and Certificate Handling Recommendations

I've seen the information on this post: But I don't think it answers this particular question/concern: I have multiple SQL servers with multiple databases. We want to use TDE on a few of them. ...
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Is SQL Server Certificate using asymmetric encryption internally?

In Books Online I've read that both asymmetric key and certificates use the idea of asymmetric encryption. For the asymmetric key it's clear, but do the certificates created in SQL Server or let's say ...
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Domain Certificate Authority Generated Certificate and SQL Server - Keyset does not exist

I do not have much experience with certificates or certificate terminology, so I may be incorrect in how I title things. I am trying to use a domain issued certificate as the certificate used in the ...
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Having a backup of the master key, how can I restore a database that was encrypted by master key?

while setting up AlwaysOn - Availability Group on a test system, I generated all the restores from live and restored them to this new server. then I backup all these databases to a network share to ...
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Changing a certifcate+key algorithm by dropping & recreating with the same names

We have a situation where a symmetric key has been created (a long time ago) using TRIPLE_DES. This is used to encrypt a password column, and is used by around ten stored procedures (that utilizes ...
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Do I need client or server cert for mySQL master/master replication?

WE use pkitool to sign any certificate using our own CA and there are two options to sign a certificates: using --sign, which creates a client-cert Using --server, which creates a server-cert The ...
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How to convert native date value column in a pivot

OPEN SYMMETRIC KEY TblUserDefinedFieldKey DECRYPTION BY CERTIFICATE mDNACert SELECT * FROM ( SELECT u.public_id, u.instance_id, u.state, u.tag, udf.name AS [user_defined_key], CONVERT(NVARCHAR(...
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How to set up signed SSL Root and Leaf certificates on a PostgreSQL 11 database on Ubuntu and Windows 10 Power BI plus PostgreSQL?

I have Power BI and PostgreSQL 11 installed on Windows 10 and my primary PostgreSQL 11 database on Ubuntu 18.10 Linux. I edited the postgresql.conf and pg_hba.conf files correctly to the IP Adresses ...
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How do I debug/set up MariaDB SSL connection?

[ I originally posted this on ServerFault but then was pointed at this community ] Since moving from MySQL to a newer MariaDB installation on Debian 9, I a struggling with SSL connections. I have ...
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Creating encrypted backups inhouse to be restored at client

I am trying to understand the mechanics of database backup encryptions, but there are some issues, which I can't seem to wrap my head around. I have 2 requirements: I need to be able to create and ...
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Is it possible to login to an Oracle schema using a certificate?

The question is based on having to deal with lots of automated processing (testing, mostly). As it stands, all the schemas used have the same well known password, which is stored in lots of ...
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SSL certificate for MS SQL Server

I'm trying to implement SSL certificate on a SQL Server and I already tried two methods. I tried with lets encrypt service and self certificate generated on Powershell. In the first scenario I can ...
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Using a real certificate with rethinkdb cert chain bundle

I know the rethinkdb guide uses a self signed cert as an example. If I wanted to use a real certificate that I purchased, how can I add the bundle to the server conf? I add the certificate I purchased ...
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Microsoft Key Storage Provider for Always Encrypted Master Key

Hoping someone can help- I've been experimenting with Always Encrypted columns and have generated a certificate in the "Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider" - How can I remove the "...
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The certificate, asymmetric key, or private key file is not valid or does not exist

I'm trying to perform a restore of a database from a different server onto my localhost server .That database is encrypted (the bak file ) ,so I have to decrypt it ,that's fine I have all the cert ...
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Unable to create a self signed Certificate for SQL Server 2017(14.x.xxxx)

Using SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition The command I'm using is: New-SelfSignedCertificate -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\My -DnsName host.doman.com -KeySpec KeyExchange -FriendlyName ...
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Is it possible to use one certificate with aliases for MongoDB cluster?

I currently configure a MongoDB cluster to use TLS certificate. It could be far more easier to deploy, one certificate with aliases accross all cluster, instead of one certificate per node. But there ...
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SSLServerHasCertificateAuthority is false but the certificate is signed by a trusted CA

I am enabling TLS/SSL encryption on a remote MongoDB instance (running on Windows Server 2012 R2). On the instance's server, devserver.external, I have created an SSL certificate. The CN on the ...
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Is it possible to CREATE CERTIFICATE using certificate from the Windows Certification Store?

Additional Information With SQL Server 2016 SP1 we have the availability to use Always Encrypted functionality with the Standard Edition of the server. One is able to create a certificate in the ...
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Signing a User-Defined Function with a certificate in SQL Server

I'm trying to use a certificate to sign a user-defined function in SQL server (2016). My code is as follows: CREATE FUNCTION myfunction() RETURNS TABLE AS RETURN SELECT col1, col2 FROM ...
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will alwaysOn deal with certificates? do I have to do anything?

in a database that is part of an availability group (alwayson), in the current primary server I create a certificate and sign some stored procedures using it. all is working fine so far. use ...
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SQL Server SSL Encryption - SelfSign Cert working - why?

I realize this is strange behaviour and I wonder if it is supposed to be working that way when using SQL Server generated self-signed certificate. Client (Management Studio) with "encrypt ...
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Swapping TDE Cert Slow, any way to improve performance?

Fair warning, I am very new to encryption with DBs. Right now we use the following statement to swap certificates when in the process backing/restoring DBs between servers: ALTER DATABASE ENCRYPTION ...
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SQL Server Certificate

I suddenly start to get the message while performing backup, I know i have taken backup of the certificate and stored it in my password manager which I still have access to. My question is that do we ...
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MySQL 5.7 enforce SSL

I'm using MySQL 5.7 and I want to set up SSL to force the client to use a cert. This cert is a self-signed cert that I generate. I have the cert for both server and client being: - CA - cert - key ...
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Permissions to create certificate

Is there a way to grant a user permissions to create certificate in SQL Server?
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Always Encrypted - certificate cannot be used as a column master key

I want to create a new column master key using certificate created in advanced. I use the following command to create a certificate in the Windows Certificate Store - Local Machine. New-...
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How can I perform a mongoimport to a host that requires an SSL Certificate?

I am trying to load some sample JSON data into a MongoDB database (hosted on IBM Bluemix). The connection requires SSL, and a SSL Certificate has been provided, but I keep getting an error when I ...
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Error: The certificate cannot be dropped because one or more entities are either signed or encrypted using it

SQL Server 2008r2 I'm trying to drop a certificate I've created but i get the following error The certificate cannot be dropped because one or more entities are either signed or encrypted using ...
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The certificate chain was issued by an authority that is not trusted

some time ago I installed SQL server 2016 developer edition on a windows 10 home edition environment (a laptop to be precise) and everything was fine. then someone - an administrator on the box - ...
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A SQL Server database backup/restore issue

A backup/restore issue has taken place on one of our client’s server. We use Microsoft SQL Server 2014 installed on Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Problem results: - Critical data loss, inability to ...