Subject Re: [ib-support] Firebird and the windows registry
Author Daniel Rail

At March 21, 2003, 13:05, German Terrazas wrote:

> I need to start/stop firebird server service from an application. Has anyone
> know where firebird exactly store its reference in the registry ?

> I have found it at

> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\FirebirdSQL\Firebird\CurrentVersion

> But it does not contain the .exe reference file. Therefore, I need to
> append 'ibserver.exe' at the end. Is there any "registry shortcut" to the
> .exe ?

Not that I know of. Also, depending on how the service was installed
(with the guardian enabled or not), you might want to shut-down
ibguard.exe (to make sure it doesn't start ibserver.exe when you don't
want it too).

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (