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2113162 - Error 7078 returned upon next login after setting the Admin/ADSSYS Data Dictionary password in Advantage Database Server


  • When attempting to set the Data Dictionary (DD) Administrator password programmatically via the ADS TAdsDictionary object, the password doesn't seem to apply/commit.
  • Attempting to open the DD within Advantage Data Architect (ARC) using the set password, will result in an error 7078, "The Advantage Database Server cannot authenticate the user". 

    DD.SetDatabaseProperty(ADS_DD_ADMIN_PASSWORD, pChar('secret'), 7);



SAP Advantage Database Server version 11.x


SAP Advantage Database Server 11.1


password, pswd, data, dictionary, dd, ADS, Advantage, architect, error, authenticate , KBA , BC-SYB-ADS , ADS (Advantage Database Server) , Problem

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