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This blog introduces installing SAP SQL Anywhere 17 on CentOS 7.x. The developer edition can be download from

Check the edition of CentOS


Create SQL Anywhere group and user account


Create the installation directory


Log on user sqlaw17 and uncompress the installation package of SQL Anywhere 17


Start SQL Anywhere 17 installation program


Welcome screen, select Forward


Choose the location and accept the agreement, then select Forward


Choose installation type, then select Forward


Input registration key or choose developer edition, then select Forward


Accept the terms of this agreement, then select Forward


Select installation component, and installed directory, then select Forward


Choose the additional actions with the installation performance, then select Forward


Review all choices, then select Forward


Wait the installing completely




Quit installation


Set SQL Anywhere 17 environment variables


Re-log on and enable environment variables


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    1. Yun-zheng Zhang Post author

      Hi Charlie,

      I am going to write a blog about how to build and start SQL Anywhere 17 database on Linux platform on coming year.

      Thanks & regards

      Zhang Yunzheng


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