InterBase Quick Start: Part I - Create a New User

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Image 025.jpgCreating a New User

To create a new user, follow these steps:

  1. Login as user SYSDBA.
  2. Use Server > User Security ...
    IBConsole-User-Information-Dialog.png
  3. Select New.
  4. Fill out the required fields:
    • User Name: TUTOR.
    • Password: tutor4ib.
    • Confirm Password: tutor4ib.
      Note: This tutorial always references the above user, however, you may set your own user name and / or password if you wish.
  5. Select Apply.

Image 025.jpgLogging in as TUTOR

To log in as the new user that you create, follow these steps:

  1. Logout of the server (Server > Logout).
  2. Login as user TUTOR.
    ServerLoggedInTutor.png

About Users and Security

Users are defined server-wide and can connect to any database that resides on that server. However, tables within databases have additional security. A user needs to have permissions to perform certain operations on tables of any database.

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