Subject Re: [firebird-support] FB 1.5.3 Classic connection errors
Author Helen Borrie
At 02:10 AM 2/10/2006, you wrote:
>I had a problem this past weekend. I was upgrading a server from
>FB1.0 to FB1.5.3. I originally installed it in classic mode but could
>not connect to the server. I would get a 'failed to connect' error at
>the client and in firebird.log I found the following message:
> Database:
> Unable to complete network request to host "COOKE-MTA".
> Error while listening for an incoming connection.
> An invalid argument was supplied.
>Netstat showed firebird listening on but NOT
> as I would have expected.
>I deinstalled classic and installed super server and everything worked
>as expected.
>The services file has gds_db 3050/tcp and the firebird.conf file was
>left to default values.
>Any suggestions?

Tell us
a) what platforms server and client are running on

b) what your connection string looked like.