CERT_ID (Transact-SQL)

Updated: March 16, 2015

Returns the ID of a certificate.

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

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Syntax
Cert_ID ( 'cert_name' )
Arguments
'cert_name'

Is the name of a certificate in the database.

Remarks

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

Permissions

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

Examples

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

SELECT Cert_ID('ABerglundCert3');
GO