Subject Re: [ib-support] Problem with connection
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:34 AM 28-12-01 -0300, you wrote:
>Hello friends:
> I have a connection problem with the server of
>Interbase (6.01) that is in Linux. I use the component SQLConnection of
>the palette dbExpress. In the property Database places the following
>string: OPUS:/data/bin/databases/mybase.gdb, where OPUS is server
>Linux's name.

Is this directory *physically* attached to the same machine that is running the server process?

You said:
>In the computers "client", I add the line "gds_db
>3050/tcp" without quotation marks to file services
>, and I copy in the
>directory \Windows\System the following files: midas.dll, gds32.dll,
>dbexpint.dll. The connection protocol that I use is TCP/IP, and when
>making ping to the addresses respective IP, I don't have problems.

In the computer's client did you also identify the server name and its IP address in the HOSTS file?

You wrote:

>I also use Samba to share the directory where locate the database.

Does this mean you are trying to access a database by way of a SMB location?