Subject Re: [firebird-support] still have slow connection
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
Hi Dixon !

I assume you are using machine name in the connection string something like

Could be a problem of address resolution (DNS) ?

if you ping the server (using the same name as configured on you connection
string) the address resolution is fast ?

ping myserver


there are speed diference in the two commands ?

Did you try to use IP address instead of name ? like

Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda.
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil

At 19:10 16/09/2003 +0000, you wrote:

>I've mentioned this here before, but the details of the problem have
>changed just a little.
>I have firebird 1.5 RC5 on an XPPro machine.
>The network is P2P, DHCP, LinkSys type router/switch
>the clients on the network are one W2K, two XPPros, and 3 Win98s.
>All the clients make a fast connection except the Win98 machines.
>Their connections typically happen like this.
>The first connection of the day is usually quick.
>If I close the client app and restart it within a few minutes, it
>generally is quick also. But if a significant period of time passes,
>then it takes forever for the client app to connect to the database.
>I'm pulling my hair out over this and if you saw a picture, you would
>know I can't afford to pull any more hair out. (I'm nearly bald!!
>Here are some other facts that may be helpful
>database extension is FDB
>I am using the aliasing feature in Firebird 1.5.
>protocol is TCP/IP
>I'm using IBX TIBDatabase, TIBTransaction and TIBSQL
>Why would it work so good on W2K and XPPro and so poorly on Win98. I
>am pretty sure this is a windows issue, but I can't believe I'm the
>only one facing it and was hoping someone could assist me with this.


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