Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: FB 1.5 Connection lost problem
Author Alan McDonald
> > The reason I went looking for an IBO update was the following :
> >
> > ISC ERROR CODE:335544721
> >
> > Unable to complete network request to host "".
> > Error writing data to the connection.
> > An established connection was aborted by the software in your host
> > machine.
> >
> > This error only occurs after having been connected for some time
> > (sometimes minutes, sometimes hours) so in the beginning all apps
> are
> > working fine.
> Since no-one else has replied, I'll have a go. I've solved a similar
> problem here by using a timer to make dummy queries of the db from the
> clients every 5 minutes or so. My guess is that after our last network
> upgrade, the new n/w equipment drops inactive connections after some
> time (30 minutes?) to allow reuse of dynamically assigned IPs(?).
> HTH,
> Steve

I was under the impression that the socket connection maintained by the
fbclient had a heart beat.
There is a dummy packet config somewhere. What you are saying shouldn't be
necessary if this is the case..