Subject RE: [firebird-support] MS Server 2003 - Still can't get Firebird installed
Author Dmitry Yemanov

> I copied in a database that I know is Ok into a folder
> called "C:\Databases" and copied in IB_Sql into the firebird Bin
> folder.
> Tried to open the database with IS_Sql and I get the
> error "Code=335544375 Unavailable database".

The win32 classic server doesn't support local connections. Use TCP/IP
localhost connection instead.

> This is the same error I get a work. The difference is that fbguard
> and fb_inet_server don't even run at work so I assumed that the error
> meant that the firebird server isn't running. Firebird quits with
> the error "Firebird Server error: 1063, StartServiceCtrlDispatcher
> failed." written to the event log.

Does the server run if started as application (fb_inet_server.exe -a)?