Subject Re: [ib-support] Extra Dive label from remote path
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Dion,

> FB requires a SERVER NAME, followed by a COLON and DRIVE letter followed
> ':\....'(the rest of the path to the .GDB. If the path looks something
> '\\Server1\Production\Product.GDB'. How do you extra the drive letter from
> it(or can't it).

Not exactly...

By specifiying SERVER: you specify the TCP/IP protocol. It doesn't say
about drive letters.. For example, on a Linux server, it could be:


See, no drive letter, but only the first colon after the server name.

In \\Server1\Production\Product.GDB -- is \\Server1\Production a share? If
this cannot be used. Only local file specifications can be used...

Martijn Tonies
InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird

Upscene Productions

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