Changing TDE Certificates

Tom Norman has a script to change the certificate used for TDE:

When you create TDE certificate by default, the certificate is just created for a year. Depending upon your auditor, you may be asked to change this TDE certificate yearly.  In this blog post, you can watch when your TDE certificate expires using policy-based management, https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/2388/internal-sql-server-certificates-have-expired-is-this-an-issue/.

Click through for the script.

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