Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: How secure is Firebird
Author Richard Mace
Adam wrote:
> Hi Richard.
> To add to Martijn's comments.
> The SYSDBA password is not held in the particular databases FDB file,
> but rather another security database. I am not aware of anyway of
> extracting the SYSDBA password from the database, because AFAIK, it
> isn't even in there in the first place.
> But if you get a copy of the fdb file, then you can install the
> database to a server where you already know this password, or simply
> use the embedded database engine to connect to it, or being an open
> source project, even read how the data is stored in the ODS and write
> your own interface the allows you to browse it.
> So there are a couple of things you can do.

Adam and Martijn,
Thanks very much for your answers.