Requirements for using Open Client security services
For you to use Open Client security services in your application, all
of the following must be true:
You are accessing an Adaptive Server database server
using Open Client Client-Library (CT-Lib) 11.1.x or later software.
You have the required network security mechanism
You have the required SAP-supported network security mechanism
and SAP-supplied security driver properly installed and configured
for your environment. Depending on your operating system platform,
examples of supported security mechanisms include: Distributed Computing Environment
(DCE) security servers and clients, CyberSafe Kerberos, and Windows
NT LAN Manager Security Services Provider Interface (SSPI).
For information about the third-party security
mechanisms and operating system platforms that Sybase has tested
with Open Client security services, see the Open Client documentation.
You can access the secure server outside PowerBuilder.
You must be able to access a secure Adaptive Server server
using Open Client 11.1.x or later software from outside PowerBuilder.
To verify the connection, use a tool such as ISQL or SQL Advantage
to make sure you can connect to the server and log in to the database
with the same connection parameters and security options you plan
to use in your PowerBuilder application.
You are using a PowerBuilder database interface.
You are using the ASE or SYC Adaptive Server interface to
access the database.
The Release DbParameter parameter is set to the appropriate
value for your database.
You have set the Release DbParameter parameter to 11or higher
to specify that your application should use the appropriate version
of the Open Client CT–Lib software.
For instructions, see Release in the online
Your security mechanism and driver support the requested
The security mechanism and driver you are using must support
the service requested by the DbParameter parameter.