Administering Security Services Using LAN Manager

Administer the SAP ASE unified login capability with LAN Manager.

SAP ASE must be installed before completing these step.
Administering Network-Based Security




1. Set up the configuration files:

  • libtcl.cfg

  • sql.ini

Use a text editor to modify the libtcl.cfg file. Use dsedit to specify security mechanisms in the sql.ini file or a directory service.

Modify Configuration Files Required for a Unified Login

2. Make sure the security administrator for LAN Manager has created logins for each user and for the SAP ASE and Backup Server.

Identify Users and Servers to LAN Manager

3. Use sp_configure to enable security for the installation.

Configure SAP ASE for LAN Manager Security

4. Restart SAP ASE.

Activates the use security services parameter.

Start and Stop Servers

5. Add logins to SAP ASE to support enterprise-wide login.

Use sp_addlogin to add users. Optionally, specify a default secure login with sp_configure.

Add Logins to Support Unified Login

6. Connect to the server.

Use isql with the -V option or use Open Client Client-Library to connect to SAP ASE and specify the security services to use.

Note: If you use the isql utility, you do not have to supply a user name or password.
Define the Connection to a Server for Security Services

Open Client/Server Configuration Guide for Desktop Platforms

Security Features in the Open Client Client-Library Reference Manual