You can encrypt data on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server by generating new or importing existing encryption keys that you enable on the server.

If Microsoft Dynamics NAV is configured with multiple service tiers, then you must first enable encryption on one server and then export the key so it can be imported to another server where you enable encryption.

The following table describes a sequence of tasks, with links to the topics that describe them. These tasks are listed in the order in which they are generally performed.


Export a configuration key from one Microsoft Dynamics NAV server so that it can be imported on another server or to make a copy of the key.

How to: Export and Import Encryption Keys

Enable data encryption on a Microsoft Dynamics NAV server where an encryption key exists. Disable data encryption, for example to access a database for which you do not have the encryption key.

How to: Enable and Disable Encryption Keys

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