Subject Re: [firebird-support] Creating databases w/ aliases
Author Avi Schwartz
Rick DeBay wrote:
> " the DBA is required to create a new alias before you try to create the
> database "
> I did create a new alias, as can be seen in the alias file I originally
> included.
> " The Fb process needs to have access to the directory/folder"
> It does, as I can create databases if I don't restrict access to aliases
> only.
> "'C:\WINNT\system32\' is not a great place for databases."
> This is not a production system, it's my development laptop. Databases
> are restricted to a specific location(s) on the test and production
> servers.
> So, has anyone ever created a database when alias restrictions are
> turned on?

Yes I did, on a Linux box though. Once I set the right directory
ownership, I created the database using the alias. Alias restrictions
are in place.