Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: cannot connect to a restored database
Author Florian Hector

> Thanks for the response.
> I ran gbak -c as root and did not specify a user on the command
> line. The gbak backup is run nightly by cron as root, the data
> files were owned by root, so I just ran gbak -c as root to restore.
> I'm pretty new to firebird and do not understand its security
> model. There are just a few users who need to access this database
> and it is 20gb, so is there a way out of this problem without doing
> another restore?

Don't know enough about all the goodies gfix can do for you, what I suggested was something I ran
into when I made the switch from Interbase to Firebird. You are mentioning cron so I assume your
database sits on a *x machine, where I am not much of a help anyway.

Good luck