Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: DBE and Interbase Query
Author Nando Dessena

> > 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
> case.
> 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.

I have tried deleting the var and the BDE does no longer connect without
specifying a password.