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.
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.