Subject Re: [ib-support] Networking with IBX (Delphi)
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 8/23/2001 11:36 AM (Thursday), Ivan Prenosil wrote:
> > Does a server always have a name, can it not just have a path like, C
> > Drive is local, G,H & I drives are server drives for example?
>IB is true Client/Server database. Client talks to Server (so you need
>name of the machine),
>Server works with database file (that is local on server machine).

Strictly speaking the client does not HAVE to know a name for the server to
connect via IP. You could use something like\TESTDB.GDB

Yes, the database file (*.GDB) does need to reside on a LOCAL drive on the