Subject Re: [firebird-support] Unable to complete network request to host
Author Aage Johansen
vladnel wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> After re-installing Interbase 7.1 Desktop Edition at Windows 2003, I
> have a
> problem connecting to interbase server using TCP/IP protocol
> When I am using the database name
> string "localhost:C:\Data\MyDatabase.ib",
> the following error message is appearing:
> "Unable to complete network request to host "localhost". Failed to
> establish
> a connection. No connection could be made because the target machine
> actively refused it"
> If I use just "C:\Data\MyDatabase.ib" database connection name, then I
> successfully connect to the database

Isn't it the purpose of "Desktop Edition" that it will NOT accept a TCP/IP
connection - be it local or remote?

Aage J.