|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Embedded server/database security|
> At 02:37 PM 28/01/2005 +1100, you wrote:IBExpert provides for you to declare the client lib you want to use. It
> > > Well, it's only correct if the tool is located in the application
> > > directory.
> >the tool doesn't have to be in the application directory. I use IBExpert
> >with the embedded server as the client library. I can therefore
> connect to
> >any database sitting anywhere locally without a local server
> running) AND
> >remotely to a server.
> This seems to suggest that you are running fbembed.dll (as gds32.dll,
> presumably) in the system path. (I saw you advising someone
> yesterday to do
> this...) Isn't this asking for trouble?
could be named anything or reside anywhere you choose.
for my machine? no, this is not an issue
> The security warnings are all there re embedded, considering that it canmy point exactly. I'm only (slightly) objecting to you trying to convince us
> run in any system user's application space. We can't prevent someone
> inserting a tool that can use the embedded server and we'll
> certainly make
> it easier for them if we make access to fbembed.dll wide open. Heck, why
> not just share the application tree with the whole LAN and just let them
> filecopy the lot?
that security is greater than it is. With embedded, the door is wide open.