Subject Re: [IBO] IBOAdmin ..SYSDBA required for Backup
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> Hi, I cannot get IBOAdmin to make a backup, if the user is not logged on as SYSDBA.
> I need to allow users to create backups from within my software, but without administrator rights.
> Is there a way that I can do this.
> They make backups on a daily basis, and currently it requires an admin login and this is not desireable.

To backup a database the user needs to be either SYSDBA or the owner of
the database. Other users aren't able to create a backup.

In Firebird 2.5 there will be a new role RDB$ADMIN which allows to
transfer SYSDBA-like privileges to regular users on a per-database approach.


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Thomas Steinmaurer
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