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3260177 - Meaning of the different options under "Encode password" in a SQL Anywhere DSN


When creating a SQL Anywhere 16 or 17 DSN, four options show up under Login > Encode password:

0. None
1. For use on any computer
2. For use on this computer only
3. For use on this computer and this user only

What is the meaning of these different options?



  • SAP SQL Anywhere 16
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 17
  • Windows


SAP SQL Anywhere all versions


KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , BC-SYB-SQA-CLI , SQL Anywhere - Client libraries (odbc, jdbc ...) , How To

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