Subject Re: [firebird-support] isql client and passwords
Author Helen Borrie
At 10:43 AM 14/08/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>(Using FB 1.5.1 under Linux) - when connecting to the isql command line
>client, is there any way of providing the password either interactively or
>using an environment variable or file? (It seems I can either provide the
>entire connection string as command line options and risk having the password
>visibile to all users on the local system,

Why? other users can't see a shell opened by you, can they?


export ISC_USER=yourusername
export ISC_PASSWORD=yourpassword

and afterwards
unset ISC_USER