CERT_ID (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the ID of a certificate.

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Syntax


Cert_ID ( 'cert_name' )  

Arguments

' cert_name '
Is the name of a certificate in the database.

Return Types

int

Remarks

Certificate names are visible in the sys.certificates catalog view.

Permissions

Requires some permission on the certificate and that the caller has not been denied VIEW DEFINITION permission on the certificate.

Examples

The following example returns the ID of a certificate called ABerglundCert3.

SELECT Cert_ID('ABerglundCert3');  
GO  

See Also

sys.certificates (Transact-SQL)
CREATE CERTIFICATE (Transact-SQL)
Encryption Hierarchy