Subject Re: Firebird Classic and local host connection
Author Adam
--- In, "robertgilland"
<robert_gilland@b...> wrote:
> I have installed Firebird Classic on my computer.
> Using IBOConsole
> It would not connect to E:\MYGDB.GDB
> but it would connect to MYCOMPUTER:E:\MYGDB.GDB
> Why does classic server not allow a local connection?

If you read the release notes you would have saved yourself some time.

Page 5: in the table

Windows Classic binary
Windows local connect not available. TCP/IP, NetBEUI OK.
Multi-processor capable.

You need to use the TCP connection to spawn a classic process.