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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » MobiLink - Client Administration » SQL Anywhere clients for MobiLink » SQL Anywhere clients


Creating MobiLink users

A MobiLink user name is used to authenticate when you connect to the MobiLink server. You must create MobiLink users in the remote database, and then register them on the consolidated database.

MobiLink users are not the same as database users. You can create a MobiLink user name that matches the name of a database user, but neither MobiLink nor SQL Anywhere is affected by this coincidence.

 Add a MobiLink user to a remote database (Sybase Central)
  1. Connect to the database from the SQL Anywhere 12 plug-in as a user with DBA authority.

  2. Click the MobiLink Users folder.

  3. Click File » New » MobiLink User.

  4. In the What Do You Want To Name The New MobiLink User field, enter a name for the MobiLink user.

  5. Click Finish.

 Add a MobiLink user to a remote database (SQL)
  1. Connect to the database as a user with DBA authority.

  2. Execute a CREATE SYNCHRONIZATION USER statement. The MobiLink user name uniquely identifies a remote database and so must be unique within your synchronization system.

    The following example adds a MobiLink user named SSinger:


    You can specify properties for the MobiLink user as part of the CREATE SYNCHRONIZATION USER statement, or you can specify them separately with an ALTER SYNCHRONIZATION USER statement.

 See also

Storing extended options for MobiLink users
Dropping MobiLink users