Subject Re: [ib-support] Install Firebird under Windows 2000
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:31 AM 5/02/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>I am trying to install Firebird under Windows 2000 but cannot get the
>client and server to communicate.
>I installed the Server from file:
> Firebird-
>from the SourceForge site, and also installed the InterClient JDBC
>Driver for Windows from the same site:
>Running the "isconfig" utility states that Server version 2.01 is
>running as a service and the root directory is C:\Program
>Files\Firebird\InterClient... (cannot see entire path)
>Running the "CommDiag" utility with parameters:
> InterServer Host: localhost
> Database file: c:/Program Files/Firebird/examples/employee.GDB
>yields response:
>InterClient Release: 2.0.1 Test Build, Client/Server
>InterClient compatible JRE versions: 1.3
>InterClient compatible IB versions: 5, 6
>InterClient driver name: interbase.interclient.Driver
>InterClient JDBC protocol: jdbc:interbase:
>InterClient JDBC protocol version: 20001
>InterClient expiration date: no expiration date
>Testing database URL jdbc:interbase://localhost/c:/Program
>***** Error or Exception Occurred *****
> access denied
>***** Installation problem detected! *****
>I notice that the Firebird client release notes state:
> "3. Make sure that your Java CLASSPATH is updated to point to the
>installed .jar files location"
>Is this necessary? How do I do it?
>Please suggest what is wrong with my installation.

InterClient is a relic of InterBase and is not up to date for use with
Firebird. Firebird has its own Java driver - Jaybird - which is at the
release candidate stage. If you want to use Java for connectivity,
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(using the email address which you want to use for posting list messages).