Subject Re: [firebird-support] Can't create database
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:08 AM 12/04/2005 +0200, you wrote:

>I have installed Firebird 1.5 on a windows 2003 server, and are following
>the Quick start Guide.
>when i follow the example on page 14 to create a new database i always get
>this error:
>SQL> create database 'f:\db\isa.fdb'
>CON> user 'sysdba' password 'masterkey';
>Statement failed, SQLCODE = -904
>unavailable database
>Can someone explain me wy i can't create a database ?

Is drive F an actual drive or partition on the server? (Can't be a share,
mapped drive, or whatever....)

Are you sure the server is running?