Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Minimal client install
Author Alan McDonald
> At 09:21 AM 13/01/2006 +1100, Alan McDonald wrote:
> >client helen - not server
> Client, Alan. Port resolution occurs where the client meets the
> server. The client library (the API) and the server executable are both
> components of the server. Both know about the defaults without having to
> read the Services file, each knows how to deal with the
> alternatives/overrides if they are configured. Read the relevant
> sections
> in the release notes yourself...
> ./heLen
the question was, "in a minimal client install, does the client pc need the
services entry?"
The answer is no and has nothing to do with which port the server is
listening on. None of my client installs have a services entry for whatever
port their server listens on.