|Subject||Re: FB 1.5 and client connection|
> I'm sorry I wasn't clear.users of
> Our clients are large institutions which have several potential
> our single product at their site. Currently, our app is a PC dbapp,
> which lends itself well to super-user mentality of copy-and-paste.You seem to be mixed up here Sam,
SuperServer is just like Classic Server. Copy-Paste mentality is
really not a good idea. PC-DB app I assume means single user per DB.
If so, you want embedded not SuperServer.
Note, CS in firebird jargon stands for Classic Server not Client
Multi-user to a single database, you will need to install Classic or
SuperServer (or your own data abstraction layer). You can not
simply "file copy" these databases. In fact, in this case, I would
put the database file in a location the users have NO permissions to
> We expect the new FB CS app will be installed and run in the usual
> at corporate - FB on a single PC with the app EXE in a sharedfolder on
> the same (ptp) PC or from a true network folder with appropriateREAD
> writes. In this arrangement, disregarding performance issues, if Iwere
> to add a new user of this app, what would I have to install on theA shortcut, but make sure you understand the different modes Firebird
> client machine to access and run the EXE from the ptp PC?
can be run in.