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2193961 - viewcert.exe throws "Error decoding '%1' "


  • When X.509 certificate was created in SQL Anywhere 11, with "createcert.exe" utility and migrated to SQL Anywhere and later, viewcert.exe from SQL Anywhere or later version could not decode the key
  • The certificate created from SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 could not be used to implement end-to-end encryption for secure communication protocol.



  • SAP SQL Anywhere or later
  • SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere or later


SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0 ; SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12.0


.cer, .pem, Transport Layer Security, TLS, Mobilink, migrate, certicom, cryptographic, OpenSSL, certificate, special, characters , KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , Problem

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