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SecurityCertificate Class

The SecurityCertificate Class represents a security certificate. A certificate is a digitally signed statement that binds the value of a public key to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server, which holds the corresponding private key. The certificate is issued from a certification authority.

With the SecurityCertificate Class, you can perform the following tasks:

  • View the properties of the security certificate.
  • Set the security certificate with the specified SHA thumbprint for the specified instance of SQL Server.
  • Verify the SHA thumbprint for the specified instance of SQL Server.
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