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How to restore Database which have service master key

Hello Everyone, I have one Database which have Master_key enable , now i want to restore that database on the other server , so how do it proceed it. use [master]; select * from sys.symmetric_keys; when i execute this query i get one record for master_key Scenario : i need to restore my PROD Database with this master key to my QA Database which have also a master key
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Take a look at the script in my blog post. (The post is in Swedish, but you can probably understand the process in the script) If your database is encrypted by a certificate, you need to take a backup of the certificate. [ http://www.sqlservice.se/sv/start/blogg/sql-server--transparent-data-encryption.aspx][1] [1]: http://www.sqlservice.se/sv/start/blogg/sql-server--transparent-data-encryption.aspx
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