Subject Re: [firebird-support] C/C++ Programming with Firebird
Author Milan Babuskov
Christopher Chan wrote:
> Looks like I need to ask for more information. I am trying to write an
> application that can use an embedded version of Firebird or become a
> client of Firebird when necessary.
> I find it interesting that a Firebird installation on Linux put
> everything under the ownership of a firebird user. What should I do if I
> wanted to write an application that could be able to create a local
> instance of a firebird database or a network capable instance?

Just change the connection string. For embedded version use direct path
to the database


For network, add a hostname or IP address:


To setup Firebird embedded on Linux read here:

Milan Babuskov