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2197586 - Permission denied on connect to utility_db using ADO.NET


  • Connecting to SQL Anywhere using the ADO.NET driver
  • Connecting to the utility database (utility_db)
  • You are calling the SAConnection.Open() method
  • You receive the error: "Permission denied: you do not have permission to execute a statement of this type"



  • SAP SQL Anywhere 17 (versions through
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 16 (versions through
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 12 (versions through
  • SAP SQL Anywhere ADO.NET Provider


SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0 ; SAP SQL Anywhere 17.0 ; SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12.0


SQLA, SQA, SQL Any, access , KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , Problem

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