Subject Re: [firebird-support] External Files Problem
Author Helen Borrie
At 02:33 AM 18/05/2012, you wrote:
>I am trying to use external files but keep getting this error
>Access to external file "C:\magusdb\dxs3.txt" is denied by server administrator.
>I have modified firebird.conf External file paths/directories section to include
>ExternalFileAccess = Restrict C:\magusdb
>also separately tried ExternalFileAccess = Full
>I stopped & restarted the server in each case.
>Windows XP SP3 firebird 2.5.1

1. When you changed the ExternalFileAccess parameter, did you remember to delete the '#' preceding it?

2. Do you have the file open with another application?