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KB #240055: Could not secure this instance of SQL Server Function return code: 2

Type: Information
Summary:
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.

 

Additional Information:
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:

Could not secure this instance of SQL Server.
Function return code: 2
Could not find EXE

e.g., you have purchased Encryptionizer for SQL Express but your trying to secure an instance of SQL Enterprise.

Encryptionizer for SQL Express:
SQL Express.

Encryptionizer for SQL Standard can be used to secure:
– versions already covered by Encryptionizer for SQL Express, plus
– SQL Standard, SQL Workgroup

Encryptionizer for SQL Enterprise can be used to secure:
– all editions of SQL Server.

If you need to secure higher levels of SQL instances, please contact NetLib to purchase an upgraded license.

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