Decrypting the Database

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Database-level decryption causes all pages to be decrypted and rewritten in plain text. To decrypt the database using IBConsole:

1. In the left pane, right-click on the database name, and select Decrypt Database.
2. The Decrypt Database dialog appears asking you to confirm your decision, it also provides information about changes on the database, information depends on whether SEP is Internal or External.
3. Click Decrypt.

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Database-level decryption causes all pages to be decrypted and rewritten in plaintext.

Note: Notice that the command in the right pane has been changed to Encrypt Database.

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