Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Encryption for embedded server
Author Simon Carter
> I think it could be useful to be able to use a database in an
> encrypted form when using the embedded server. This means
> that the application that's accessing the DB would have to
> provide the key in the DB connection parameters, and all the
> data would encrypted/decrypted when storing into/retrieving
> from the DB. Compression also could be added, by the same
> token. What do you think?

This would be nice, especially so if it was implemented like ssl for secure
http comms. If you could use existing certificates from companies like
verisign etc it could advance the secure comms of FB no end. Especially for
public facing servers.


Si Carter
TECT Software Ltd