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2204063 - SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Full Password Encryption Feature Request


  • CREATE LOGIN allows user to supply an encrypted password so the plain text does not travel over the network.
  • ALTER LOGIN does not allow user to supply an encrypted password.
  • There are other commands which require passwords to be transmitted as plain text such as ROLE related commands; it would be consistent if those passwords could be encrypted as well.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise ASE 15.7 and onwards
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise ASE 16.0 and onwards


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


create login, alter login, encrypted password, sp_password. password, encryption , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Product Enhancement

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