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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - SQL Usage » Remote data and bulk operations » Remote data access » Directory access servers


Creating directory access servers (Sybase Central)

Administrators can create directory access servers using the Create Directory Access Server Wizard in Sybase Central.


DBA authority.

RESOURCE authority.

Context and remarks

When you create a directory access server you can control the number of subdirectories that can be accessed and whether the directory access server can be used to modify existing files.

 Create and configure a directory access server
  1. Create a remote server for the directory (requires DBA authority).

  2. Create external logins for the database users who can use the directory access server (requires DBA authority).

  3. Create proxy tables to access the directories on the computer (requires RESOURCE authority).

  1. Use the SQL Anywhere 12 plug-in to connect to the host database as a user with DBA authority.

  2. In the left pane, double-click Directory Access Servers.

  3. Click File » New » Directory Access Server.

  4. Follow the instructions in the Create Directory Access Server Wizard.


A directory access server is created and configured.



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