Subject RE: [firebird-support] Multiple DBMS Access to single GDB files
Author Helen Borrie
At 10:58 PM 11/12/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>At 08:49 Friday, 12.12.2003 +1100, you wrote:
> >Can't be done anyway. The server will only work on a local system drive -
> >not a mapped drive and the embedded server will not allow more than one
> >connection.
>this is copied from my firebird.conf file (FB 1.5 RC7):
># ----------------------------
># Allow opening of data files on NFS volumes
># Allows for database files which exists on a NFS mounted partition to
># be opened by the engine.
># The original behavour was to try and connect to server on the remote
># machine via port 3050, this ensures that all opens of a file occur on
># the same machine and locking etc can be handled appropriately. However,
># this often causes frustration since often you end up in a position
># where you really do want db files to be opened by the local process
># even though it resides on a NFS share. So this option allows for this
># 'feature' to be turned off.
># Type: boolean
>#RemoteFileOpenAbility = 0

Unless all you want to do is read, don't try it out on any databases you love.