Subject Re: [firebird-support] Problem creating a new database
Author João Dorival Daniel
Maybe it is wild guess, but try to change the owner of the directory to firebird like this

chown firebitrd:firebird /srv/data


----- Original Message -----
From: Lester Caine
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Problem creating a new database

matt_kopf wrote:

> I have firebird 1.5 rc8 installed on a Linux server SUSE 9. The
> database is up and running (GREAT). My problem is when I connect to
> it and then try to create a new database I get the access denied
> message. so here is what I have done to try to fix it.
> I have created a new user group called 'datasrv'. I gave control to
> the directory that I am trying to create the database in to that
> group '/srv/data/' and to '/srv/'. So the group members were the
> firebird user and my user account. The group could read write and
> execute in those directories. That did not work so I added for
> testing purposes every user in the system except 'nobody' to the
> group but it still does not work.
> What am I missing?

The only user who needs access to the database is the same
user who is registered as starting Firebird. No other users
should have access to the database!

Is access denied when you try and run the create script, or
at some other time?

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services

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