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Instance Properties (Accounts)

Use this dialog box to indicate the account the system uses to access the Sybase instance.

User Name

Displays the name of the User that has permissions to log in to and use the application to run jobs.  Use this space to change this name.

The Sybase iDataAgent requires two user accounts to access the Sybase application, databases and to perform backup and restore operations.

The following table describes the user privileges required by the Sybase iDataAgent:

User Account Privileges
Operating system user account (operator role)

(Windows and Unix)

  • Backup databases
  • Restore non-system databases
Sybase database administrator account (SA role)

(Windows and Unix)

  • Create Sybase server
  • Restore system databases

SA User Name

Displays the name of the database administrator who has permissions to perform jobs.  Use this space to change this name.

SA Account Password

Use this space to change the password for the account discussed in the previous field.

SA Confirm Password

Retype the SA Account Password to confirm it.