Maximum Protection

This mode provides encryption and an additional level of protection for the database.

Even a priviledged account (such as sa) will not be able to access the database. Here is a typical error message in SQL Management Studio when DbDefence denies access:

SSMS Error Message

In this mode you need to choose a method to unlock access to the database.

  • Allow SQL login to access the database. More
  • Allow selected applications to access the database. More
  • Programmatically add unlocking SQL statements to your application. More

This mode is set by default.

Maximum Protection