Subject Re: CREATE DATABASE results in SQLCODE = -904 Unavailable Database
Author Adam
--- In, "kenneth.porter"
<kenneth.porter@...> wrote:
> I am a beginner Firebird user. I downloaded and installed "Firebird-
>" on W2K3 SP1 32bit Standard Edition.
> I ran ISQL and attempted the following code as a test:
> SQL> create database 'c:\test.fdb' page_size 8192
> CON> user 'SYSDBA' password 'masterkey';
> and it returns:
> Statement failed, SQLCODE = -904
> unavailable database
> I saw a similar post with a response indicating that I should ensure
> that the service is running. While I am unfamiliar with any code to
> do so, I checked under control-panel services and there is a FireBird
> Server - DefaultInstance that showes "Started"
> I would gladly supply additional information, but as I am unfamiliary
> with Firebird I do not know .

Are you running this from the real console or from a terminal services
/ remote desktop session?