CERT_ID (Transact-SQL)

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

Returns the ID of a certificate.

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Cert_ID ( 'cert_name' )  

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


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

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

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

SELECT Cert_ID('ABerglundCert3');  

sys.certificates (Transact-SQL)
Encryption Hierarchy