Subject Re: [firebird-support] Port problem
Author Helen Borrie
At 03:43 PM 30/08/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>We are running our FB server on a different port. Most of our applications
>connect just fine. We have one application that has trouble. It works fine
>on the developer machine, but on the end users machine it says it cannot
>Its written in Delphi 7 usining IBX. The conneciton string is like this:
> >From the end user machine I can telnet and connect to the host on the port.
>Any ideas?

Assuming Fb 1.5....

To check on the client machine:

1. Did you generate a "compatibility client" gds32.dll using
instclient.exe and place it in the system32 directory?

2. Does the client machine have a Services file entry to listen for the

Did you follow the instructions for configuring an alternative service port
in the Fb 1.5 release notes?