Subject Re: [firebird-support] Embedded FB + IBX 5.03
Author John vd Waeter
Terry wrote:
> I'm trying to deploy a C++ Builder 5 + IBX app, and I'd like to use
> the embedded FB (1.5.3) option. I can't seem to get my app to connect
> to the embedded server.
> I have stopped the FB service, so it won't just connect using that. I
> have copied the embedded files (fbembed.dll, firebird.msg,
> firebird.conf and the instclient-generated gds32.dll) as well as the
> database, database.fdb, to the same folder as the executable,
> according to the instructions in the README.
> The connection is Local. I set the DatabaseName property of my
> TIBDatabase component to "database.fdb", since it shouldn't need any
> further path information.
> After all that, IBX tells me only "unavailable database" when I try to
> connect. What did I miss?
> Thanks,
> Terry


fbembed.dll has the server built-in. You should not use gds32.dll.
Instead rename fbembed.dll to fbclient.dll OR to gds32.dll


John vd Waeter