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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » User and database security » Data security » Security considerations: User IDs


Security considerations: Passwords

Passwords are an important part of any database security system. To be secure, passwords must be difficult to guess, and they must not be easily accessible on users' hard drives or other locations. SQL Anywhere passwords are always case sensitive. You can specify a function used for password authentication with the verify_password_function option.

 Implement a login policy
 Change the default user ID and password
 Implement minimum password lengths
 Implement password expiration
 Do not include passwords in ODBC data sources
 Encrypt configuration files containing passwords
 Use password verification
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