Subject Re: [firebird-support] Anyone ever seen error "cannot attach to
Author Aage Johansen
Sam Hunt wrote:
> I am aware that Firebird will use the
> C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc\Hosts file to resolve host names.
> Unfortunately, my server is assigned a dynamic ip address when it boots
> (as many of our clients do/will), so the ip addreess in the hosts file
> is not good from boot to boot. I must find a solution and I am looking
> at some MS resource utilities.

I would have thought that most sites restrict DHCP generated addresses to
clients, reserving static addresses for their servers. So, I still think
you should not let your server be assigned a dynamic address, and assume
your customers do likewise.
See also Alan's response.

Aage J.