We would like to offer you a free version of DbDefence before you make the decision to purchase it from us. The free version functions exactly the same as the full version; however, the database encryption function is limited to a database size of 30 megabytes.  

You may also request a full-featured evaluation version.

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Our company, "Activecrypt Software Ltd.", has digitally signed all the DbDefence executable commands and setup programs within the software. The certificate is issued by Digicert Inc., USA

Installer updated October 17 2022. What's New

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Latest tested builds:

SQL Server 2019: Cumulative Update 18 (CU18)

SQL Server 2017: Cumulative Update 31 (CU31)

SQL Server 2016: Build 13.0.7016

SQL Server 2014: Build 12.0.6439

SQL Server 2012: Build 11.0.7507

SQL Server 2014: Build 11.0.7507

SQL Server 2008 R2: all builds

SQL Server 2008: all builds

SQL Server 2005: all builds

Frequently Asked Questions about installation.

Q: Can I install DbDefence on a remote computer? What about Amazon AWS?

You need to run installer directly on the server. To install DbDefence remotely use Remote Desktop tools. DbDefence works on Amazon AWS. You must be a Windows Administrator and SQL Server DBA.

Q: Can I install DbDefence on Azure SQL?

Azure SQL service is not supported; however you can install DbDefence on Azure VM.

Q: How can I install DbDefence silently?

You can run installer from the command line link

Q: If my database is very small, can I use DbDefence commercially?