Subject Re: [firebird-support] Upgrade Steps From 2.1 to 2.5
Author Mark Rotteveel
> Hi,
> Is there a step by step guide to upgrade a server from 2.1 to 2.5.
> I tried this yesterday as follows:-
> Backup databases using 2.1
> Shut down FB Server
> Upgrade FB Server to 2.5
> Restore Databases (fixing Malformed strings in the process)
>
> All seems OK except I've lost all my Users.
> How can I migrate these?

Users aren't stored in your databases, but in the Firebird security database. You will need to backup your security database as well and restore it to the new Firebird installation.

Mark
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