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Implementing Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)

In my previous article we have discussed what is TDE, how it works, its pros and cons. In this article Im going to cover how to implement transparent data encryption to your server. Its very simple to implement TDE, below are the steps that needs to be completed to enable TDE.

  • Create a master key
  • Create or obtain a certificate protected by the master key
  • Create a database encryption key and protect it by the certificate
  • Set the database to use encryption

Lets discuss on each of this title to create TDE