Subject Re: [firebird-support] fbclient seems to access firebird.conf !?!?
Author Martijn Tonies

> i have installed interbase5.6 and FB2.0 on my machine .
> in firebird.conf i set remoteserviceport=3055 to be able to run
> interbase and firebird simultanously on my machine.
> but when i start a program which connects to another server with fb1.5
> intalled i get the message
> "No connection could be made because the target machine actively
> refused it."
> with error code -902.
> i renamed the registry key
> defaultinstance under
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Firebird Project\Firebird Server\Instances\
> to defaultinstanceXX
> on my local machine
> now i can connect to the firebird 1.5 database on the remote machine.
> my guess is:
> fbclient.dll looks for a firebird.conf on my machine. it finds one for
> my local firebird2.0 installation.
> ???:
> why does the fbclient.dll make use of the firbird.conf of my local
> firebird-installation to connect to a remote server?
> that does'nt make sense?

I agree and raised this issue a long time ago... No luck with the
core developers though... :-(

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - development tool for Firebird and more!
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