Subject Re: [firebird-support] Stopping Firebird server
Author Ivan Cruz
Bart Bakker wrote:

>Hi all,
>I have Firebird 1.5 running on a Gentoo server system. The server seems
>to work fine, but when I try to stop it it gives the error message:
> Your user name and password are not defined. Ask your database
>administrator to set up a Firebird login.
> can not attach to server
>I'm logged on as root. Hopefully you can tell me what I'm doing wrong.

Check the line:


in the /etc/init.d/firebird shell script.

The password is not used for starting ther server but is required
to stop it.