Subject Re: [ib-support] Can't connect to server
Author Joe Martinez
>What do you mean by "The client is connecting using the machine name"
>? The client should be connecting using the machine's TCP/IP host name and
>the TCP/IP connection string format.
>Let's say the tcp/ip host name is Momma and the database on the server
>machine is at d:\data\maindb.fdb ---
>The client should get a ping response from
> ping Momma
>and the application should connect with:
> Momma:d:\data\maindb.fdb

Yes, that's exactly what I meant. That's how it's set up.

The server's name is "sales".

ping sales

get's a ping response.

Connecting with:

sales:c:\program files\trs6\data\data600.fdb

gives them the Unknown Win32 Error 10061.