Subject Re: [firebird-support] Does qli connection over tcp/ip require a user and password
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
>> 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. :)

Any objections to provide a valid Firebird user/pwd combination when
using qli?

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer