Subject RE: [ib-support] Security and ignorance
Author Ales Kahanek
OK, I did not know that only FB server needs to have the access to the file.
I thought that every user needs to have the access and therefore I have
wondered about security issue.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martijn Tonies [mailto:m.tonies@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 12:30 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [ib-support] Security and ignorance
> Hi,
> > But how can I refuse access to the database file when the
> client app needs
> > to have access to it and the user running the app can open
> the directory
> Only the server process (ibserver.exe) needs access to the file. The
> client-app
> doesn't access the file - it only tells the server where to find it.
> And why should the user that's running the app open the
> directory? He has no
> business being in there - either via a local drive of via a
> mapped drive...
> Martijn Tonies
> InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird
> Upscene Productions