Subject Re: [firebird-support] Linux samba rights
Author Sándor Tamás (HostWare Kft.)
Yes, it should. But if you read back in the thread, I wrote we tried this,
but somehow it runs as root, no matter what we do.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick" <nick@...>
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Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 10:29 AM
Subject: RE: [firebird-support] Linux samba rights

Fb should not be running as root, the recommendation in the docs is to
create a user called firebird and that user runs fb. That user can then be
granted access to directories etc as required

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> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Sándor
> Tamás (HostWare Kft.)
> Sent: 20 June 2006 08:08
> To:
> Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Linux samba rights
> No, we are using Delphi Interbase components, which are
> connects directly to
> the FB service through TCP.
> So because FB runs as root, it creates backups as root.