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I am getting the following error when I am trying to connect with a database with Interactive sql or sybase centeral.

No-charge evaluation period has expired. Obtain a no-charge Developer Edition registration key from, or for purchase information, go to".

But this link is not working.Can someone point me to correct link please.

Regards, Usman

asked 18 Apr '15, 23:37

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edited 19 Apr '15, 00:03

Well, the message says it all - your evaluation period for the software that you downloaded and installed has expired (you get 60 days I believe). You have a few options:

  • If you are using SQL Anywhere in production then you need to purchase a licensed copy.
  • If you are still developing your application then you can download a free Developer Edition copy and use it. (There is no expire date on the Developer Edition)
  • You could continue to use an Evaluation copy.

In all of the above cases you will need to uninstall the existing version of SQL Anywhere and install a new version. (If you want to continue to use the eval copy then reinstall the copy that you had previously install - I believe this will give you another 60 days to evaluated the software).

Go here to get a Developer Edition copy.

You can use the Contact Us links at the bottom of this page if you want to purchase a copy.


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answered 19 Apr '15, 16:55

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