Subject Re: [firebird-support] How to use windows trusted authentication
Author Helen Borrie
At 06:38 PM 4/04/2008, you wrote:
>> No, it means the user won't need any further authentication to run an application that connects to a Firebird database.
>But what is the advantage of windows authentication against no
>authentication? When a user is logged on a windows system no further
>authentication is needed to connect to a firebird database. So why use
>windows authentication and not just an option for example 'unsecure
>connect' or something similar? And with that option no further
>authentication is needed too.
>Sorry, but the sense escapes me, why the windows authentication is used.

Perhaps if you examine the security tab of the property sheets of the Firebird components (fbserver, udflibraries, etc.) and your database files, the logic will fall into place....?