Subject Re: [ib-support] Firebird client install: TCP/IP not working
Author Helen Borrie
At 04:54 PM 30-09-01 +0000, you wrote:
>A Firebird Server is installed on a PC win2k.
>The IBconsole see the server without problem.
>The Firebird Client is installed on a another PC (win2k).
>But When I test the connection (TCP/IP)on the IBconsole,
>I have the following reply :
>PORT 3050
>*Attempting connection to \\niagara.

\\niagara is not a tcp/ip host, it is a NetBEUI host.

Your connection string for connecting to a database with tcp/ip is


and your hosts entry should be

nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn niagara

Databasepath *must* be the physical path as seen by the server, not a mapped drive, etc.


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