Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird Classic refuses connects after server reboot
Author Aage Johansen
ian.billups@... wrote:
>>A couple of times a client's server has rebooted itself after a power
>>cut. FBserver seems to restart ok as a service, but it is not possible
>>to log in.

Is the database in shutdown mode (only SYSDBA can log in)?
Is Firebird running?

> We are also using 1.52 Classic under Windows, and have experienced
> similar problems. I'm very keen to learn what's happening.
> One thing I can contribute, though: sometimes we've found that it is
> *possible* to connect to the database, but just very slow. Sometimes,
> for example, IBExpert's "Test Connection" tool *appears* to hang, but if
> you're patient enough and leave it alone it does succeed after 3-5 mins.
> To get an accurate picture of the problem, we had to test very
> carefully.

Could it be that the problem is server name resolution (because the DNS
hasn't recovered yet)?

Aage J.