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2593404 - Can we disable broadcast listening in the Afaria database server?


It was observed that remote SAP SQL Anywhere / Adaptive Server Anywhere database is configured to listen for client connection broadcasts. This discloses sensitive information such as port and database name.
Has switching off broadcast listening via the '-sb' database server switch any impact on Afaria?

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Afaria 7 SP 27 or above
SAP SQL Anywhere 17


SAP Afaria 7.0 ; SAP SQL Anywhere 17.0


Sybase, installation, installer , KBA , MOB-AFA-SRV , Mobile Secure Afaria Server Services , How To

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