Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Allow Firebird access a database from a mapped drive for smb 2.x
Author Leyne, Sean
> 19.08.2014 15:36, mapopa@... [Firebird-Architect] wrote:
> > Seems that is possible to use SQL server over smb 2 shares/remote drives
> >
> > I wonder if we can allow Firebird to access them also
> Isn't it already working in Firebird?

Supported at a technical level? Yes.

Would I deploy to production? No, there are performance and caching issues which would make its use not recommended.

Windows 8/2012 introduced SMB 3.0 which changes that story, if FB engine makes some changes to for support (I had already created tracker case).