Subject RE: [firebird-support] Security
Author Si Carter
> -----Original Message-----
> A comment was made that you can just delete the security.fdb,
> and add your own security file?

The assumption I made there was that the user has access to the
security.fdb, there is a simple guide
( for setting up FB on Windows
Server/XP which includes details on setting permissions on folders, if it

> If I understand this comment correctly, Does this then mean
> that there is NO proper security on the Firebird database? I
> have a couple of clients with sensitive data in the Firebird
> database, and I gave them a couple of times the assurance
> that the information in the database is secure. But if it is
> this the case I lied then to the users.

This depends on where the server is and who has access to it.


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