Subject Re: [firebird-support] upgrading to RC1.5
Author Daniel Rail

At August 21, 2003, 15:05, dixonepperson wrote:

> I have 1.0.3 installed. The connection speeds, to an XP Pro are
> still too slow. Would I be able to upgrade directly to 1.5 from
> 1.0.3 and what would be required.

That's what I did. Do remember to change the database extension to
something else than .GDB, i.e.: .FDB. You should see a difference in
the connection speed.

> Second q---
> When using Firebird on a Linux server, what is needed for a Windows
> client to connect and query. A friend of mine says I need SAMBA.
> Would appreciate a little help on this.

TCP/IP is enough, and SAMBA is not required. Firebird server is the one
that needs access to the database, not the Windows client. It's the
same thing as connecting through the internet.

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