Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: FB users can do too much by default
Author Steve Wiser
Maybe use Xen or something to give each of them their own virtual
server? I know it is not ideal, but if you are stuck and need to
implement something that works right now you could try it out...


On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 13:10 +0100, Vlada Macek wrote:

> [At 10.11.2005 12:45, Martijn Tonies kindly sent the following
> quotation.]
> >> If so, I find it very sad. I'm rooting a linux box with several
> >> independent users and now, how can I give them access to their own
> >> relational databases when they would be able to not even peek at
> >> other people's dbs, but also create tables there?
> >
> > Well, for starters, do they even know those databases (and their
> file
> > locations?) exist? :-)
> Sure they will, I've disabled the free file locations (DatabaseAccess
> =
> None) and all dbs are listed in aliases.conf and reside in one place.
> And more, each db is named after the user. I like simple schemes and
> security by obscurity (being the only one security layer available)
> _does_not_work_.
> Also Si mentioned Vulcan, but as I see it, that is still security by
> obscurity ("users wouln't know what databases are available").

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