Subject Re: [firebird-support] 32bit Firebird on 64bit Windows
Author Adriano dos Santos Fernandes
PenWin escreveu:
> Hi!
> I have a question regarding 32bit versions of Firebird running on 64bit
> versions of Windows: I have installed Firebird 1.5.2 (32bit) on Windows
> 2008 Server Standard (64bit) and just about everything seemed to work
> fine, including my custom UDF library.
> I have encountered one problem, though: I just can't add or remove
> users. No matter what tool I use (gsec, IBOConsole, my own database stup
> program), I always get a response that the user database is not
> accessible. I can copy a working security.fdb database from a Windows XP
> machine to the W2008 Server, and indeed the users will appear in the
> list, but I just can't find a way to modify the userlist (expcept for
> copying the user database to a XP machine, modifying it there, then
> copying it back). Am I doing something wrong or is it simply a matter of
> this old version of Firebird not expecting to run on 64bit Windows?
> (It doesn't really matter all that much, I can just as well install the
> 32bit version of W2008, or copy the security database as needed, but I
> would like to know what the problem is)
Does it display or return an error?

I had a problem in a WinXP 32-bit environment with V2.0 failing to add
users and errors was not being returned. The error was in call to
cryptographic functions but AFAIK V1.5 don't use them.

The errors was fixed in V2.0.1.