Subject Re: [firebird-support] Local Connection Unavailable under W2K3?
Author Daniel Rail

At January 25, 2005, 17:31, Larry Hengen wrote:

> I have added the ability to use a local connection type, which
> provides a 10-15% performance improvement (Firebird resides on the
> same machine) in my testing on a Windows XP SP1 machine. When we
> configure our production servers (W2K3 Server) to use a local database
> connection method, it comes back with the following error:

> 'Unavailable database'

> The Firebird server resides on the same machine as does the database.
> Any ideas?

> The CreateWindowInternal should be the default installation setting,
> so I don't believe this is the problem. It uses XNET now anyway right?

FB 2.0 will use XNET, but not FB 1.5x.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (