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Mac password database permission issues


When using OSX, you may receive permission errors such as those shown below when starting the program.


Connect to local database error message.
Cannot attach to password database.
Error opening database

To resolve these please open the Terminal application (Applications -> Utilities) and run the following commands. You will need to enter your password.

Auralia

  • sudo chmod g+rwx /Applications/Auralia\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird/security2.fdb
  • sudo chmod o+rwx /Applications/Auralia\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird/security2.fdb
  • sudo chmod g+rwx /Applications/Auralia\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird
  • sudo chmod o+rwx /Applications/Auralia\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird

Musition

  • sudo chmod g+rwx /Applications/Musition\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird/security2.fdb
  • sudo chmod o+rwx /Applications/Musition\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird/security2.fdb
  • sudo chmod g+rwx /Applications/Musition\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird
  • sudo chmod o+rwx /Applications/Musition\ 4.app/Contents/MacOS/firebird