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1899312 - How to "hide" the administrator (DBA/DBO) password when using a SQL Anywhere tools which requires admin credentials to connect to the database


A migration of a database requires unloading the original database into a new one. Calling "dbunload" executable from the migration tool requires having the admin-password in the start parameter line, which can be exposed using common tools like e.g. "Process Explorer".

For this specific scenario using a configuration file, the content is encrypted using tool "dbfhide", is not an option.



SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere


SAP SQL Anywhere all versions ; SQL Anywhere all versions


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