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2583796 - Use of special characters in password - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • What are valid special characters when setting a password using the create login command and how to set it correctly?
  • Password containing certain single or double quote, set with create login, alter login or sp_password doesn't work.
  • When trying to connect with a new password, ASE returns error:
    Msg 4002, Level 14, State 1:
    Server 'ASE':
    Login failed.
    CT-LIBRARY error: ct_connect(): protocol specific layer: external error: The attempt to connect to the server failed.

  • Setting password with special characters can fail with incorrect syntax error:
    Msg 102, Level 15, State 181:
    Server 'SP02PL07', Line 1:
    Incorrect syntax near xxx


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

sybase, quotation, quotes , pwd , special , alphanumeric , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , How To

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