Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Database file in mapped drive
Author Elmar Haneke
> In our system there is only one process opening the database. We
> were thinking of storing the file in a disc in other machine and
> accessing it by a mapped drive just for security reasons. What are
> the riscs of doing this ( for the risk-affine people :-) )?

The file might be damaged if there goes something wrong with the
network-connection or if something else does open it while it is in
use (even for backup).

You should consider to install an Server on the machine the data
should be placed on or to copy backups to that machine.