Subject Re: [firebird-support] Getting access without password
Author Martijn Tonies (Upscene Productions)
>I'm working with a company and they no longer have access to the user
name/password to there firebird database. We would like to migrate their data to MS SQL and >wondering if there is any way to get in. I've never used firebird so I a real newbie here.
In your case, it’s a good thing Firebird doesn’t use username/password
combinations on a per database basis, but on a “per server” basis.
Install Firebird, default username/password with all access is
You should be able to access the data in the database with that combination.
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so you can access both Firebird and MS SQL Server and use it to transfer the data (and/or
meta data).
With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Upscene Productions

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