Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: GSEC error..Invalid Switch
Author Norman Dunbar
Morning Michael,

On 27/03/12 20:06, mpp12310 wrote:
> So what you are saying, it is better to use ISQL than GSEC to create Roles and set privileges on tables?
Yes, GSEC isn;t for roles, it's for users, server wide. Roles are
database specific. There is no ability in gsec to create roles.

> Good, this is what I will do. I did not feel comfortable with GSEC anyways; there is little documentation and ISQL is more SQL'ish, which I feel more at ease with than GSEC.
Little documentation? Hmmm - that'll upset the author of the gsec
manual, hang on, that was me! ;-)

The HTML manual for gsec is online at

and you can download the pdf version at

There's lots more documentation, but never enough, at if you need anything else.


Norman Dunbar
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