Subject RE: [firebird-support] Firebird v1.5 fdb file security
Author Alan McDonald
> Hi All,
> I am running firebird server version 1.5 on a windows 2000 machine.
> After creating the first database first.fdb, i changed the SYSDBA from
> masterkey to newpwd.
> I installed the firebird server on a second machine and copied the
> first.fdb file over to this machine. Note this server still has the
> SYSDBA password as masterkey.
> My problem is that i could access the first.fdb from my second machine
> using masterkey as the password.
> This means that there is no physical security for the fdb file and just
> about anyone who can get an access to this file can open it simply by
> installing the rdbms.
> If im missing something, please help.
> Regards,
> Girish

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