sys.crypt_properties (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008) yesAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns one row for each cryptographic property associated with a securable.

Column name Data type Description
class tinyint Identifies class of thing on which property exists.

1 = Object or column
5 = Assembly
class_desc nvarchar(60) Description of the class of thing on which property exists.

OBJECT_OR_COLUMN
ASSEMBLY
major_id int ID of thing on which property exists, interpreted according to class
thumbprint varbinary(32) SHA-1 hash of the certificate or asymmetric key used.
crypt_type char(4) Encryption type.

SPVC = Encrypted by certificate private key

SPVA = Encrypted by asymmetric private key

CPVC = Counter signature by certificate private key

CPVA = Counter signature by asymmetric key
crypt_type_desc nvarchar(60) Description of encryption type.

SIGNATURE BY CERTIFICATE

SIGNATURE BY ASYMMETRIC KEY

COUNTER SIGNATURE BY CERTIFICATE

COUNTER SIGNATURE BY ASYMMETRIC KEY
crypt_property varbinary(max) Signed or encrypted bits.

Permissions

The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

See Also

Security Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Encryption Hierarchy
Securables
CREATE CERTIFICATE (Transact-SQL)
CREATE SYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)