Assume that you enable Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) for a database in SQL Server 2016 and 2017. You back up the database by using a BACKUP DATABASE Transact-SQL statement that has the COMPRESSION and MAXTRANSFERSIZE options specified. If MAXTRANSFERSIZE is greater than 64KB and the log that has inactive Virtual Log File (VLF) is encrypted with the old key, the Restore or Restore Verifyonly operation of the backup may be unsuccessful, and you will receive the following error messages:
Msg 33111, Level 16, State 3, Line LineNumber
Cannot find server certificate with thumbprint 'thumbprint'.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line LineNumber
VERIFY DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
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