Subject Re: Remote Database files
Author salisburyproject
--- In, "Adam" <s3057043@y...> wrote:
> >
> > Well, I know it is not a good idea, but this is what I was asked
> > do.
> > HOST2 is a SAN storage, accessed via mapped drive. No way to
> install
> > FB on it.
> > And the customer doesn't want to deal with DB on the application
> > server.
> Your customer needs to understand that a database is not a simple
> file like a word document. The relationship between the database
> server and the file is what guarantees durability. If the customer
> does not want to deal with it on an application server, which is
> understandable if the application server is worked, then they need
> provide a database server to run Firebird on, not a SAN. Of course
> Firebird can be backed up to the SAN if thats what they want.
> > I have read some articles on the web and pointed this is not a
> > solution, but is what they want...
> and you need to advise them that various articles have advised
> against this configuration due to the increased chance of
> and that they may lose data and, for your own sake, they will be
> charged if you need to fix it.
> >
> > BTW: I also edited this line:
> > RemoteFileOpenAbility = 1,
> > but it didn't help...
> >
> Firebird.conf is only read when the service starts (superserver) or
> when a connection is made (classic server). I do not know the
> for remote openning. You may need to restart the service.
> Adam

Yes, I restarted the service.. All settings I changed doesn't appear
to have effect and I still get the same error.
I agree that this is not a good solution, but for now, I need to find
a way to make it work...