Subject Re: Problem using service API to run a remote backup
Author phil_hhn
--- In, Christian Stengel
<christian_stengel@...> wrote:
> you don't need to. You could set the username and the password using
> environment variables:
> #! /bin/sh
> export ISC_USER=sysdba
> export ISC_PASSWORD=masterkey
> /Library/Frameworks/Firebird.framework/Resources/bin/isql
> If you set this script 700 you can only execute and read it as root -
> no user can see the password or the username - and no user can
> execute it.
> CU,
> Chris

Great idea... Unfortunately the root user can read it... :(
And we know how lax some sites are about giving the root password to