enable encrypted columns

enable encrypted columns enables and disables encrypted columns.

Summary Information

Default value

0 (off)

Range of values

0 (off), 1(on)



Display level


Required role

System administrator

Configuration group

Security Related

You cannot set enable encrypted columns unless you have purchased, installed, and registered the ASE_ENCRYPTION license on your server. Any attempt to set it without such licensing results in Msg. 10834:
Configuration parameter 'enable encrypted columns'
cannot be enabled without license 'ASE_ENCRYPTION'
Note: Using encrypted columns increases the logical memory used by 8198 kilobytes.