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Regenerates an encryption key.

alter encryption key <key_name> regenerate

Name of the encryption key to be generated.

Valid values:

rs_password_key: password encryption key

Example 1
Regenerates the password encryption key:
alter encryption key rs_password_key regenerate
  • Replication Server uses the rs_password_key row in rs_encryptionkeys RSSD system table and the RS_random attribute in the Replication Server configuration file for password encryption.

    Use the alter encryption key command to regenerate random values for the rs_password_key row and the RS_random attribute. Passwords in RSSD are re-encrypted with the new encryption key automatically.


alter encryption key requires sa permission.