SymmetricKey.Alter SymmetricKey.Alter SymmetricKey.Alter Method


Updates any SymmetricKey object property changes on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

 virtual void Alter();
public void Alter ();
Public Sub Alter ()


Using Encryption


The Alter method updates any changes that have been made to the properties of the SymmetricKey since it was created, or since the last Alter statement. The modifications are combined and sent to the instance of SQL Server in a single network trip to the instance of SQL Server.

Applies to