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SQL Anywhere backup

2 posts in General Discussion Last posting was on 2008-09-30 00:35:35.0Z
John Barton Posted on 2008-09-29 23:28:50.0Z
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are the backup files that get created during a SQL Anywhere backup
encrypted. The question pertains to SQL Anywhere backups made using the
Backup utility (dbbackup) or the BACKUP DATABASE command.

Thanks,

John Barton
Principal Systems Consultant
Sybase Inc. - OEM Business Unit


Graeme Perrow Posted on 2008-09-30 00:35:35.0Z
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If the database itself is encrypted, then the backups are also encrypted.

Graeme Perrow
Senior Software Developer
gperrow _at_ ianywhere _dot_ com
Sybase iAnywhere

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John Barton wrote:
> are the backup files that get created during a SQL Anywhere backup
> encrypted. The question pertains to SQL Anywhere backups made using the
> Backup utility (dbbackup) or the BACKUP DATABASE command.
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Barton
> Principal Systems Consultant
> Sybase Inc. - OEM Business Unit
>