Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: DBE and Interbase Query
Author Paul Reeves
Nando Dessena wrote:
> Actually, as it appers the IB SQL Link is being smarter than that.
> It is using the ISC_PASSWORD environment variable if you don't supply a
> password.
> Well, to be precise I don't know if it's the BDE or the IB client.

Yes, I usually have the ISC_PASSWORD variable set too, so that may well be the

But I am not sure that Ross has the ISC_PASSWORD var set because he observes
this happening on every workstation. I have made the (reasonable) assumption
that the ISC_USER/ISC_PASSWORD combination would not be set everywhere.
Perhaps Ross could confirm whether these vars are set.


Paul Reeves
taking InterBase further