This recipe shows how you can set up Transparent Data Encryption using PowerShell and SMO.
In this recipe, we will enable
Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) on the
TestDB database. If you don't already have this test database, log in the SQL Server Management Studio and execute the following T-SQL code:
IF DB_ID('TestDB') IS NULL CREATE DATABASE TestDB GO
You must already have a database master key for this
TestDB database. If not, create it using the Creating a database master key recipe.
These are the steps to set up Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) programmatically: