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From: "Kiriakos Georgiou (Contractor)" <kiriakos dot georgiou at nrl dot navy dot mil>
Subject: Re: encryptPassword
Date: Jun 2 2004 4:33PM

Indeed, SQL Advantage has an "Encrypt User Password" option under 
Server->Connect->Options.

Unfortunately I couldn't find something similar for Sybase Central.

K


Michael Peppler wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 17:53, Kiriakos Georgiou (Contractor) wrote:
> 
>>Through DBD-Sybase's connect() encryptPassword option I learned that 
>>CT-lib can encrypt passwords so they are not transmitted in the clear.
>>
>>Do you know if this can be set as the default at the server (ASE) so 
>>apps like Sybase Central and SQL Advantage login securely?  I seem to 
>>recall an sp_configure option but I can't find it in the ASE docs.
> 
> 
> I don't think that there is any such server-wide option - I couldn't
> find it in the 12.5.2 docs either.
> 
> isql has the -X option that enables password encryption. Maybe sql
> advantage and/or Sybase Central have something similar?
> 
> Michael