Subject RE: [firebird-support] Help on administrator privileges, prevention of database copying and opening
Author Alan McDonald
> First of all many thanks for the many replies in my earlier question
> regarding if the Firebird server, is 'aware' as to how many databases
> it serves. The replies were that the server does not keep metadata
> track about the various databases, and that it simply serves any
> database file that it is ordered to. With that point understood, I
> have another question. I'm about to deploy an application, with a
> database which is created with a certain username and password. How am
> I to prevent anybody to copy-paste the database file in another node
> with another Firebird installation and open it with the default
> sysdba/masterkey username-password? Is there a way that I can
> safeguard my database design and (more importantly) data since it
> contains payroll information? Is this assumption of mine correct? Does
> the .fdb file contain internally the administrator's name and
> password? Any help will be greatly appreciated,thanks in advance!

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