Subject Re: [firebird-support] Unavailable database under XP
Author Martijn Tonies

> I've installed a Firebird Super server on Windows XP. Everything is
> installed into c:\program files\firebird (default setup options).
> When I try to connect locally as a user with limited permissions, I
> the error message -904: unavailable database.

"locally" -> via the Local protocol, or via Localhost (and TCP/IP)

Is the service running?

> However, the database is stored into a folder where this user has full
> access permissions.

As far as I know, only the Firebird process needs access, not the user.

> The connection is successfull when I try as a XP system administrator.
> I suspect the problem is that the XP user has not the permissions to
> the security.fdb file... (??)

Is this XP SP 2? If so, does it use the Firewall?

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
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