Subject Re: [firebird-support] Check if an alias is defined
Author Stefan Heymann
> Since aliasing is primarily a security measure, it would hardly make
> sense for client applications to be able to query the contents of
> the configuration file!

I agree that aliasing is primarily for security. However, it's also
about simplification. So for setups that do not try to be Fort Knox,
it could IMHO be allowed to query the aliases or even manage the
aliases from a remote machine.