Subject Re: [Firebird-Java] CREATE USER through Java
Author Roman Rokytskyy
> How do you create a new user through Jaybird? Ideally, I would want
> to be able to call executeUpdate ("CREATE USER BOB bobpassword"); or
> something similar. I see how to create a new database through
> Jaybird, but not how to add a new user to that database.

At present officially not possible. You can try to experiment with the
services API that is already in code, however it is not officially

> I tried inserting a user record into the security.fdb database, but
> the password shows up as plain text, and I can't authenticate with
> the user I just created.

Ask for the algorithm of password encryption (as far as I remember this is
simple Unix crypt algorithm). There are components in C/C++ that do this
(ask in Firebird-Support group). Then instead of writing password in plain
text put the en-crypt-ed one. It should work.

> Creating the user through ISQL is not helpful to me.

You can also fork a gsec command-line tool for this.