Subject RE: [firebird-support] firebird server control restricted user
Author Simon Carter
> -----Original Message-----
> i've installed firebird on a windows system using the
> administrator user and everything works fine, but when i log
> in on the system with a restricted user i can't access the
> options from the firebird server manager (firebird server
> control) located in the control panel, e.g. to start/stop the
> server. i've tried to add two services (firebird guardian and
> server both default instance) with the instsvc command using
> the administrator user this way: instsvc i -g -d -l user
> pass, what installed the services for the user i want and not
> localsystem but it didn't work because the options are still
> disabled in the firebird server manager . i've changed the
> permissions of the firebird's keys in the registry and of the
> firebird directory in program files to full control for the
> restricted user and it didn't work too (it was what i've done
> with interbase and it's worked).

Check your user has permissions to start/stop services

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provides a guide to installing FB on Windows 2003 and XP.


Si Carter