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Key: CORE-1900
Type: Improvement Improvement
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Duplicate
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Alexander Peshkov
Reporter: Bruno Marx
Votes: 3
Watchers: 1
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Firebird Core

Windows authentication: grant privileges to Windows groups

Created: 13/May/08 10:43 AM   Updated: 23/May/14 08:07 AM
Component/s: Security
Affects Version/s: 2.1.0
Fix Version/s: 3.0 Beta 1

Environment: Windows platform

Target: 3.0 RC2


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It would be very desirable to be able to grant a role to a Windows user group regrouping several individual domain/local users. This would simplify the administrative burden of granting/revoking privileges on a per domain/local user basis: e.g. GRANT MyRole TO GROUP "MyDomain\MyDomainGroup";

This is possible under Unix but not on Windows for now.

This would also provide a workaround under Windows for those "domain\USERname" strings exceeding the 31 characters limitation in Firebird. The workaround would consist in creating a "domain\GROUPname" < 31 characters which could regroup "domain\USERname" > 31 characters.

Thanks.

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