Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Events and Firewall again
Author Alan McDonald
> > Looking to the captured traffic, i see no packet with source or
> > destination port equal to 3060. I see a connection was made to port
> > 3050 and another to port 32785.
> >
> > Is it expected?
> >
> Hi Fabiano,
> I can confirm your findings. No matter what I tell the 1.5.2 CS FBServer
> to use for a RemoteAuxPort, this portnumber doesn't show up in the
> etherreal captures.
> I can see my client connecting from port 1175 to 3050 on the server to
> setup a databaseconnection and an request for being notified of events.
> And when the event occurs, server sends a signal from destination port
> 24776 to client on port 1177... definitly NOT the portnumber that was
> assigned to remoteAuxport.
> In the process of setting up a connection and registering events, I cant
> see anything that resembles the value of the remoteAuxport.
> Documentation on how this process works is very poor... when googling,
> almost the same text appears on all found pages... I'm not suggesting
> they copy and paste, but I do not have the feeling that the authors of
> those pages know what really happens... There doesn't seem to exist a
> description of what actually happens.
> And that is a real pitty, cause event-notification is such a nice
> feature, one of the reasons to choose Firebird!
> I hope someone can shine some clear light on this issue....
> regards,
> John

I'd like some answers too. I certainly cannot get events to pass over my
zebedee connection no matter what port I setup for it. It appears that some
of the initial event message (negotiation) is still happening over a random