Subject Re: [firebird-support] Does qli connection over tcp/ip require a user and password
Author Ted Miglautsch
> When I made my fist steps onto Linux terrain eleven years ago I learnt
> that hosts.equiv and rlogin should not be used for security reasons.
> I've never ever set up hosts.equiv on any machine and never ever used
> rlogin anywhere. Are you sure these facilities are properly enabled on
> the machine you're using?

I am aware of the lack of security in these facilities. These machines
are in a very isolated environment.

> As for QLI, it's a very old tool dating back to InterBase's pre-SQL
> days, and, as you might have guessed, I've never used it. It doesn't
> get mentioned a lot neither on this list nor on the devel list:

I have been using IB since version 3.2. The qli program allows moving
data between databases while the isql program does not.

> For SQL, use the isql utility. Sorry in case you knew all that.

I did. :)