Subject Re: [firebird-support] Can a user change his own password?
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
>>> Is there a way a user (other than SYSDBA) can change his/her own
>>> password? (Firebird 1.5, 2.1)
>> gsec -user <username> -password <password> -modify <username> -pw <newpass>
>> and you can also use services API for that
> Thanks. I tried that with Firebird 1.5.5 and got this message:
> C:\>\Programme\Firebird\bin\gsec -user STEFAN -password stefan -modify STEFAN -pw test
> find/modify record error
> no permission for update/write access to COLUMN FIRST_NAME
> With Firebird 2.1.0 it worked OK.
> What's going wrong here?

That user can change their own password is a new feature since 2.0. It
isn't possible in FB 1.x.

It might work in 1.x as well, if you explicitely GRANT the proper SQL
privileges to users in security.fdb. I haven't tried it though.

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer
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