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Updated: March 16, 2015

Returns the ID of an asymmetric key.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), SQL Database V12 (Preview in some regions).

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ASYMKEY_ID ( 'Asym_Key_Name' )


Is the name of an asymmetric key in the database.

Requires some permission on the asymmetric key and that the caller has not been denied VIEW permission on the asymmetric key.

The following example returns the ID of asymmetric key ABerglundKey11.

SELECT ASYMKEY_ID('ABerglundKey11');

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