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2297861 - OEM string returns -218 Authentication failed error

Symptom

  • Your connection signature no longer works after upgrading SQL Anywhere server
  • With request logging, you see the following message:
    <,1,PREPARE,set temporary option "CONNECTION_AUTHENTICATION" = 'Company=*****;Application=*****;Signature=*********************************'
    >,1,PREPARE,65543
    <,1,DESC_OUT,65543
    >,1,DESC_OUT
    <,1,DESC_IN,65543
    >,1,DESC_IN
    <,1,EXEC,65543
    E,1,-218,Authentication failed
    >,1,EXEC
    <,1,ROLLBACK
    >.,1

 


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Environment

  • SAP SQL Anywhere 12.0.0.4294 ~ 12.0.0.4398
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0.0.2156 ~ 16.0.0.2262
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 17.0.01207 ~ 17.0.4.2053

Product

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

Keywords

sybase, anyhwere, string, oem, validation, validate, invalid, incorrect, changed, change, useless, ascii , KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , BC-SYB-SQA-SRV , SQL Anywhere - Server , Problem

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