Subject Re: [firebird-support] Remote connection on NT2000
Author Helen Borrie
At 12:07 PM 5/11/2004 +0000, you wrote:

>Hi All
>I'm having problems connecting to the Firebord server from another
>computer. I'm convinced something on the NT2000 server is blocking my
>access but I've run out of ideas. I'm not that strong on NT.
>I can connect from the server using a local connection. I cannot
>connect from the server by specifying the server name. On XP here ate
>the office it is no problem.
>I've read the troubleshooting bits in the Interbase docs and tried
>some of that but I'm not sure it is relevant anymore. The bit about
>the settings file that needs a gds_db 3050/tcp is interesting. Should
>I reboot the server?
>Is there a troubleshooting guide or set of tips that I can try?

Yup. Download the Quick Start Guide from the Firebird
website. Right-click the button in the menu at the left.

Tip: check that the client's c:\winnt\drivers\etc\HOSTS file has the
server's name and IP address defined. You can use the server's Windows
node name or any other name you fancy.