Subject Re: [firebird-support] Remote file with samba
Author Martijn Tonies

> How can i say to firebird (for windows) to access a file shared by a
> samba (linux) shared directory or network drive??

You cannot. A data-file needs to be on the LOCAL server. No
shares/remote UNC paths or whatever.

You connect to Firebird on the remote server, you cannot use
a remote file with your local Firebird server.

> I try to connect to this file with EMS interbase /firebird manager

Oh, wrong ;-)

> Is My syntax correct when i fill the fields?
> ---> Remote server
> ----> TCP/IP
> ----> database file share/demo.gdb
> I receive the error: operation aborted...
> My samba sahre is accessible by all read and write...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Upscene Productions