Windows 10: Fix: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint while restoring SQL database

Discus and support Fix: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint while restoring SQL database in Windows 10 Tutorials to solve the problem; When restoring a database you might get the below error. System.Data.SqlClient.SQLError: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint [ATTACH]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Tutorials' started by Noel, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Noel New Member

    Fix: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint while restoring SQL database


    When restoring a database you might get the below error.

    System.Data.SqlClient.SQLError: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint

    Fix: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint while restoring SQL database sqlrestoretde.jpg

    This is because the database was encrypted with Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and you will not be able to restore it until you get the Certificate, the Private key and the password from the supplier of the database.

    After you collect the required items above, open a new SQL query as the server admin on the database master.

    First we need to create the master cerificate on the server by using

    USE master
    GO
    CREATE MASTER KEY ENCRYPTION BY PASSWORD = '<MyComplexPassword>'
    GO

    Now that the master certificate has been installed you will need to install the certificate provided by the owner of the database

    CREATE CERTIFICATE MyServerCert
    FROM FILE = 'C:\TDECert\Cert.cer'
    WITH PRIVATE KEY (FILE = 'C:\TDECert\key.pvk',
    DECRYPTION BY PASSWORD = '<PasswordProvidedByTheSupplier>');

    Once this is done and executed you will be allowed to restore the database.

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  2. JLP1 Win User

    Running sql server 2005 and have restored several databases from backups using commands

    Original Title: sql server 2005

    I have a windows 10 computer running SQL server 2005 and have restored several databases from backups that were created using the following command:

    BACKUP DATABASE @name TO DISK = @fileName WITH INIT

    After restoring those databases, everything seems to run fine, but sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats is not being updated effectively. I can only get the stats to show up for 1 database at a time, and it only seems to be temporary. They are removed as soon as
    the next database is updated. The last updated database will only stay there temporarily too. I am not detaching the databases or restarting the server or doing anything else that should reset the statistics. Any ideas?
     
  3. SQL Server Files

    Hi RalphHead,

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you and thank you for your valuable question please, Before attempting reload of Windows 10 I would suggest you to please see the below mentioned article and see if it helps, If the issue persists kindly let me know,waiting
    for your kind reply please.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational...

    Please let me know, if that helps and feel free to ask back any question.

    Kind Regards:

    Yasir
     
    MALIK YASIRNAWAZ, Oct 19, 2018
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  4. Brink Win User

    Fix: Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint while restoring SQL database

    Always Encrypted now generally available in Azure SQL Database


    Source: Always Encrypted now generally available in Azure SQL Database | Blog | Microsoft Azure
     
    Brink, Oct 19, 2018
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