Subject RE: [ib-support] Can't connect to server
Author Pete Bray
> I've checked the following:
> The client can ping the server both by name and IP address.
> Both machines have the correct SERVICES entry.
> Both machines have DNS enabled, and their host name set.
> The server is NOT firewalled.
> Anything else I can check? I'm pulling my hair out right now.
> -Joe

you can download a copy of WS_Ping Pro from this allows you
to scan for ports on your server. it's a good independent way of checking
that your IB/FB server is listening on 3050.

Kind regards,