Subject Re: [firebird-support] permissions nbackup
Author Nick Upson
if I do nbackup ..... it fails, telling me I cannot access the security2.fdb (as a normal user)

I would have expected the file to have group rw enabled so that permitted users can be a member of group firebird to do this

On 14 August 2017 at 16:16, Tomasz Tyrakowski t.tyrakowski@... [firebird-support] <> wrote:

On 14.08.2017 at 15:51, Nick Upson nu@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> I'm looking at using nbackup but the file permissions on security2.fdb mean
> only firebird or root can do so, is that the way it is supposed to be?

Definitely. You wouldn't like any third party to access the password /
security database directly, would you?
On the other hand, in what way does it stop you from using nbackup? I
suppose what you actually need to do is to backup / restore a normal
database, not the system-wide security db.