Subject Re: [firebird-support] Database file in mapped drive
Author Elmar Haneke
> I was reading the documentation of Firebird and found that it is not
> possible to use network mapped drives to hold the database file. Is
> this true? If it's true can you explain me why? I'm using Windows XP
> with Firebird 1.5.1.

It does not make any sense to place the database on an mapped drive
since Firebird does not support "peer-to-peer-networking": Only one
process can open the database simultaneously.

There is an config-option (for the risk-affine people) to allow DB
files on mapped drives.