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2109490 - How to find a sa's password (forget a password for sa)

Symptom

On all our Sybase-DBs we had defined a password for the user sa.
We didn't use this user for a long time, but now I need him again.
But on all our Sybase-databases it is not possible to login with the user sa and the right password (I get the message: Login failed).
I cannot say, which time it happened, that the password was obviously changed (the user is not locked, I controlled it with sp_locklogin).


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Environment

Adaptive Server Enterprise

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

"sa password", "login password", "find a password", , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , How To

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