Subject Re: [ib-support] Local IB Server to Firebird
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 12/01/2002 11:55 AM (Sunday), you wrote:
>I am currently using the stand alone IB version supplied with Delphi 5.
>This is local interbase, only accessible from the local computer.
>If I install Firebird (which worked just *too* nicely with my Interbase
>files on my test computer), then will this be networkable - i.e., will I
>be able to access files from other computers, or is it still "local"?

Local Interbase cannot serve to other machines (clients). It can only serve
to the local machine. Firebird can serve to other machines as well as the
local machine.

Your "access files from other computers" is ambiguous and sounds like you
don't understand client/server databases. Firebird, like Interbase, needs
the databases located on the same machine as the server. However, other
client machines can access data from Firebird databases located on the
Firebird server.

Does that clarify it?