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2484406 - Setting up Cognos with ASE using password encryption - SAP SDK for ASE


  • Setting up SAP SDK for ASE with Cognos if using client and need password encryption

  • If you do not set the SYBASE_OCS  location right the application will connect without password encryption.

  • If you don't set the Application Name in the connection of COGNOS you can get the following error:
    A general exception has occured during the operation "attach". The Sybase returned the following message: "ct_connect(): user api layer: external error: The Connection failed because of invalid or missing external configuration data.



  • SAP Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK) 15.7 SPxxx
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Software Developer Kit (SDK) 16.0 SPxxx PLxx
  • Open Client Client-Library
  • ctlibrary



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Problem

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