Subject Re: [firebird-support] Connection refused on Server
Author Lester Caine
colincoleman2002 wrote:

> we have a sbs2003 server running firebird 1.03.972, and has been
>fine till we restarted it over xmas, now when we use IBOdatabase
>>connection or anything come to that we get connection refused. I
> am
>>sure we had this before and just restarted the main server, but we
>>have done this 7 times now warm and cold boot as well, we have
>>checked the obvious gds_db setting in the services file and it
> looks
>>fine, if I use IBExpert to test the connection either on the
> server
>>or any client we get the same error stating:-
>>Failed to connect to host on port gds_db Error Num 10035.
>>we are running ISA server ,but we always have been and and it was
>>all working before, the only help i can see is from Borland that
>>says it could be the Mcafee Anti virus , and this must be
>>uninstalled from the server (VERY BAD IDEA I THINK).
>>So does anyone know how to actually track down this problem and

First - Is firebird actually running?
(ibserver.exe in process list )

Second - What happens if you just connect using IBExpert
without a host name?

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services