Subject Re: [firebird-support] Trusted Authentication working with the Services API?
Author Helen Borrie
At 06:09 AM 3/06/2008, you wrote:

>I am curious to know if the services api is broken in trusted
>authentication mode, and whether this is a bug or intentional design,
>as I was hoping to move away from using explicit database users and
>passwords in the next version of our application, and this limitation
>would make that impossible.

Many of the service calls (and the equivalent command-line utilities), including backup, require SYSDBA or Owner login to be allowed to proceed. Administrator authority should resolve to SYSDBA but no OS user would resolve to Owner.

IOW, Trusted Auth doesn't make the impossible possible.