[freetds] Encrypted passwords

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Wed May 27 17:25:49 EDT 2015


2015-05-27 12:09 GMT+01:00 Ray Rankins <rrankins at gothamconsulting.com>:
> Okay, I’ve searched through the list archives and googled all over the place and I think I already know the answer but wanted to ask here.
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> Is there any version of FreeTDS that supports connecting to a Sybase server that requires passwords to be encrypted when sent over the network?
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> I’ve tried adding “encrypt = require” to the freetds.conf file, but that didn’t help.
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> Whenever I try to connect to a Sybase server the requires encrypted password, it fails to login with error message 1640, “Adaptive Server requires encryption of the login password on the network.”
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> Looking at the source code for version 0.91 stable release, it looks like this functionality is not implemented?
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> Thanks,
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> -Ray
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Not supported (and not planned either). Actually I don't even know how
this is implemented at protocol level. Can you provide some network
capture (using some test password of course) ?

Frediano


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