ASYMKEY_ID (Transact-SQL)

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

Returns the ID of an asymmetric key.

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Syntax

ASYMKEY_ID ( 'Asym_Key_Name' )  

Arguments

Asym_Key_Name
The name of an asymmetric key in the database.

Return types

int

Permissions

Requires appropriate permission(s) on the asymmetric key, and requires that the caller has not been denied VIEW permission on the asymmetric key. See CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL) for more information about asymmetric key permissions.

Examples

This example returns the ID of asymmetric key ABerglundKey11.

SELECT ASYMKEY_ID('ABerglundKey11');  
GO  

See also

CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
ALTER ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
DROP ASYMMETRIC KEY (Transact-SQL)
SIGNBYASYMKEY (Transact-SQL)
VERIFYSIGNEDBYASYMKEY (Transact-SQL)
Encryption Hierarchy
sys.asymmetric_keys (Transact-SQL)
Security Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
ASYMKEYPROPERTY (Transact-SQL)
KEY_ID (Transact-SQL)