Subject Re: file-system access to firebird database file denied
Author Adam
--- In, "m_muntwiler" <muntwiler@...>
> hello,
> does the firebird server in some way lock database files?
> i need to move a fdb file to a new directory location using the
> windows explorer. however, i'm getting access denied errors (even for
> read only access), which i do not understand. according to the
> explorer my permissions are "full control". stopping the server does
> not make a difference.

Firebird does not lock database files when it is not running. Are you
sure it is not running?

Use Process Explorer and search for the process with an open handle to
your fdb file.


PS. I wouldn't even consider moving a database with the server running.