CERT_ID (Transact-SQL)

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

This function returns the ID value of a certificate.

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Syntax

Cert_ID ( 'cert_name' )  

Arguments

' cert_name '

The name of a certificate in the database.

Return types

int

Remarks

The sys.certificates catalog view shows certificate names.

Permissions

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

Examples

This example returns the ID of a certificate named ABerglundCert3.

SELECT Cert_ID('ABerglundCert3');  
GO  

See also

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