Subject Re: [ib-support] IB Server running under user account
Author Artur Anjos
Hi Raimond,

You must login as administrator, install IB/FB as a service, and put the
service running on startup. That's all.

You users don't need (and they shouldn't) have any access to the directory
where your database is.

I hope this helps,


----- Original Message -----
From: "raymondtrudeau2000" <ray.trudeau@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 9:34 PM
Subject: [ib-support] IB Server running under user account

> Hi, I'm running Interbase 6 using EasySofts interbase driver on a
> Windows 2000 Pro system. I'm trying to run the Interbase Server
> using a local account rather than the system account. However,
> whenever I try to connect to the database via applications such as
> QuickDesk, it throws 'unavailable
> database'. Works fine when using the system account but I need it to
> also work under the user account.
> I've tried:
> - using the Administrator account (ensured password was also
> correct).
> - ensured that directory and database file permissions are set to
> full control for the Administrator user.
> Hopefully, someone here can help me out because I've tried searching
> the web and cannot seem to find any concrete help concerning this
> particular situation.