Subject Re: [ib-support] How to set up a client in Interbase
> I am new to this forum as well as Interbase. I have set up a Local Server on my pc, and I'm trying to set up a Remote Server on another pc
> that is connected to the same LAN. When I configure the remote server, I keyed in my pc name as the Server Name, TCP/IP as the Network
> Protocol and the Alias to be the same as my Local Server. When I try to connect that remote server to mine, I got this message :

We will need some more information, but finding this may fix
your problem.

What Operating System are you using?

Is TCP/IP actually installed?

Can you 'ping' the machine you are trying to use as a

'Alias' is not acceptable in Interbase, that is a BDE
concept. You will need to use the full path on the server.

i.e. - server:c:\datadir\database.gdb

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services