|Subject||RE: [IBO] problem with FB1.5 and external files|
> I am not sure which news group to post this to, and can only get intoYes, it is off-topic here, and this might be useful:
> this one (our firewall doesn't allow me mail to the atkins ones).
> (blush, sorry). ...but I am posting here as I know the best people
> hang out here.
You do not have to use the Atkin News-Server for posting messages.
Sending an email using the subscribed email address will do the
> I am moving from FB 1.0 to FB 1.5In FB 1.5 RC1 there is already some security related work included,
> I have a db with external files. I backup in FB1.0, install FB1.5 and
> then can't restore. Gives error on the external file. I test with an
> existing FB1.5 db, and it won't let me create an external file.
> Does FB 1.5 not support external files, is this a bug, or am I doing
> things wrong?
and yes, external files was one area.
Check out the ExternalFileAccess parameter in firebird.conf (in the
root directory of your Firebird installation).