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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Database administration » SQL Anywhere graphical administration tools » Sybase Central


Starting Sybase Central and connecting to the sample database (Unix command line)

Sybase Central is a graphical tool that can be used as an alternative to SQL statements and command line utilities for managing your database servers, databases, and the objects they contain.


The SQL Anywhere utilities must already be sourced.

Context and remarks

Unix command line.

 Start Sybase Central and connect to the sample database
  1. In a terminal session, run the following command:


    Sybase Central opens.

  2. Click Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 12.

  3. In the Action dropdown list, click Connect With An ODBC Data Source.

  4. Click ODBC Data Source Name, and then in the box below, type SQL Anywhere 12 Demo.

  5. Click Connect.


Sybase Central is connected to the sample database.


You can view and edit the data and objects in the database.

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