Subject Re: Fb on Vista
Author mustbeemonty
Martijn I was unaware of that, it would explain a lot.
Many Thanks.

--- In, "Martijn Tonies"
<m.tonies@...> wrote:
> Hi,
> > With the security database being in C:\Program Files\Firebird
which is
> > a protected location on vista how does fb fair?
> > i.e. If user one enters new users into the security.fdb, being in
> > protected location vista will Virtualise security.fdb to that
> > personal store location. That user will then see 'that copy' each
> > they view the security.fdb. If another user edited the
security.fdb the
> > same would occur. We now have 2 copies in different locations,
with the
> > original security.fdb not being updated?
> Won't this be the case for running Firebird as an application only?
> As a service, it's the service accessing the security database, not
> the user.
> > Question? When a user logs on to use any fdb and fb looks for
> > user credentials I assume it will look at the original
> > which would not have been updated?
> > (I have read suggestions that C:\Program Files\... could just be
> > bypassed to get normal read/write access, so in the case of fb one
> > might install in C:\Firebird, but as I understand in Vista most
of the
> > drive on which the O/S is installed is a protected area so this
> > not work.)
> > I do not have vista to test this yet, has anyone tested this
senorio to
> > see if this is the case on vista, and if so, is there a solution?
> Martijn Tonies
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