Subject Re: [firebird-support] firebird 1.5.1 run on windows2k professional?
Author Lester Caine
liux wrote:

> actually i did have fully network working. ping? of course, it works
> because the ip is my pc's ip. ( plz believe me, i have test it. I linked
> to the internet via LAN, I do everything on it, such as surfing or email
> something or downloading something.)

OK and that is set up identical on the Pro boot to the Server boot?
I have several machines with different OS setups for testing this which
makes life easier.

> in fact, i have setup a personal ftp service, you can try to verify what
> i said is true or not.(or ping BTW, i have test the
> tcp/ip connection with the help of iboconsole, it passed! but when i try
> to connect to a database, It reported that
> ---------
> Unable to complete network request to host "".
> Failed to establish a connection.

You use the same connection string?
I've been stung a few times with not getting things right ;)

> Remember, the superserver as a application work under the same network
> situation.

So that is on the Server setup?

> i installed win2k pro on partition c: and server on partition d:
> Yes, as the Alan said, i have a dual boot system. I have tried my
> question on win2k server, It worked very well.

OK probably the only way to do it - separate drive letters.

> According what you said, the classic server should work on win2k pro.
> but ... :( do you really use the architecture of classic server?(of
> course, i also believe this should be work. but until now, i have only
> one pc to test it)

So IBOConsole can see the database?
How else are you trying to connect?
We are still missing something here - I just don't know what yet :)

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services