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SQL Anywhere 17 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database server executable (dbsrv17, dbeng17) » Database server startup options

-al database server option

Allows standard user authentication for specified users.

dbsrv17 -al userid[ ;userid ... ] ... 

On Unix, quotation marks are required when more than one parameter is supplied:

Applies to

All operating systems.


Allow the users specified in the semicolon separated list of user IDs to use standard authentication. At most 5 user IDs can be specified.

This option is useful if the login_mode option does not include standard authentication and the user cannot authenticate using alternate means. Users with full DBA privileges can always authenticate using standard authentication.