Category Archives: Computers

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Script – Encryption

Encryption related Scripts Create a service master key Create Master Key Encryption By Password = ‘MyPassword’ Create a Master Certificate CREATE CERTIFICATE MyCertificate WITH SUBJECT = ‘My Certificate’ Backup Certificates to files

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SQL Server Encryption (TDE)

The following is basically a keep safe for myself of useful Encryption related scripts that I use on a daily basis when dealing with MSSQL Servers TDE Encryption. If it’s any use. Feel free to copy and re-use any parts

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Installig SQL 2008R2 SP3 failed – Crytographic Error

Installing SQL Server 2008R2 SP3 should be a relatively easy and trouble free experience. In recent months I have updated over 50 instances with no issues. Most of the time it’s a brainless repeatable process. Script logins, Backup databases, runĀ  … Continue reading

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Android Kitkat 4.4.4 on the HP Touchpad

Some time ago in the HP firesale I purchased a 32GB HP Touchpad. I liked WebOS and had no issues using it however after migrating from an iPhone to a android powered phone (Something I feel was definitely an upgrade) … Continue reading

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