Monday, May 2, 2011

SQL Anywhere Membership Configuration

You can find detailed instructions about development of applications with SQL Anywhere 12 and ASP.NET at

This tutorial outlines the steps required to configure ASP.NET Membership features in a database that will become a part of web application created with Code On Time web application code generator.

Start Windows Explorer and navigate to “C:\Program Files\SQL Anywhere 12\Assembly\V2” folder.


Start SASetupAspNet.exe configuration utility.

Select the language for the ASP.NET security schema configuration.


Connect to the database. The screen shot below shows how to connect to a default demo database created by SQL Anywhere installation program. Enter dsn=SQL Anywhere 12 Demo and test the connection.


Add Membership and Roles to the configuration. Select other options if you are planning to use profiles, web part personalization, and health monitoring.


Finish configuration of your database.


If you are performing configuration on Windows 7 then you may see the following dialog at the end of the configuration process. Ignore the warning and select “This program installed correctly”.


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