Subject Re: [firebird-support] Password length!
Author Helen Borrie
At 06:59 PM 8/01/2005 -0500, you wrote:

>Tell me: Why is the max password length LESS than that of the default
>password? I'm trying to set the password back to "masterkey" and it won't
>let me.

There is a $64,000,000 prize up for grabs if anyone can find a sensible
explanation. :-)

'masterke' and 'masterkey' and 'masterkebab' are all identical passwords.

GSEC will let you enter 'masterkey' or 'masterkebab' but it will give you a
warning if there are more than 8 characters. However, you'll never really
know what it actually stored, will you? <g>

Some third-party tools might get mean and limit you to 8 characters, but
it's not a Firebird limitation.