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2297861 - OEM string returns -218 Authentication failed error


  • 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=*********************************'
    E,1,-218,Authentication failed




  • SAP SQL Anywhere ~
  • SAP SQL Anywhere ~
  • SAP SQL Anywhere 17.0.01207 ~


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


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