Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Can't connect to server
Author Helen Borrie
At 09:48 26/12/2002 -0500, you wrote:

>The default installation should have put the Firebird root in C:\Program
>Files\Firebird\ Yours looks different...
>* My default installation put it into C:\Firebird on the server. Should I
>uninstall and install to C:\programFiles\Firebird ?

I shouldn't think so. Check the Registry keys to make sure they are
pointing to the same root though.

>You haven't mentioned the tool you are using to connect. Perhaps it is one
>where you have to indicate the protocol.
>* I'm using IB_SQL V

Your connection string should be
Servername:D:\path_to_database_file\dbname.fdb. IB_SQL will take care of
the protocol if the connection string is correct - provided "D" is not a
share or a mapped drive...

>Are you sure that the client has the right version of gds32.dll
>installed? It needs to be the one out of the build 794 kit, otherwise the
>client won't know which port to listen to.
>* gds32.dll is V WI-V1.0.0.794

How was it installed?