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Updating an Always Encrypted Column

Chad Callihan makes an update:

When recently troubleshooting an issue, I needed to update a database record to test application functionality. Because the table had an Always Encrypted column, some extra steps were needed to make the UPDATE successfully. Let’s look at the error encountered and how it was resolved.

Click through for the error and see how Chad got around the problem. This is definitely one of those head-scratcher solutions, where you can kind of understand why it’s necessary but still think the required process is dumb.