Search Knowledge Base
KB #240055: Could not secure this instance of SQL Server Function return code: 2
|You have received an error message “Could not secure this instance of SQL Server. Function return code: 2” when using a license for a less advanced edition of SQL to secure a higher level SQL instance.
|Encryptionizer is licensed based upon SQL Edition (Express, Personal, Workgroup, Standard, Enterprise).When using the Admin Wizard to secure a SQL instance, you will receive this error when trying to secure a SQL instance that is a more advanced Edition of SQL than the one for which you are licensed:
e.g., you have purchased Encryptionizer for SQL Express but your trying to secure an instance of SQL Enterprise.
Encryptionizer for SQL Express:
Encryptionizer for SQL Standard can be used to secure:
Encryptionizer for SQL Enterprise can be used to secure:
If you need to secure higher levels of SQL instances, please contact NetLib to purchase an upgraded license.