Subject Re: [firebird-support] IIS/FDB connectivity problem
Author Daniel Rail

At May 23, 2006, 12:16 PM, Glebas wrote:

> WinXP SP2, IIS5.1, Cgi, FB1.53

> Hello

> The same little test console client program successfully connects to
> Firebird database if run from Windows Explorer and displays "SQL
> error: unavailable database" if run as cgi script by IIS 5.1

> The only difference I can spot is that it is run from Windows
> Explorer on behalf of current user MYNAME and it is run by IIS on
> behalf of user IUSR_COMPUTERNAME.

> Does it matter for Firebird server which user requests database
> connection?

> Does IIS server restrict cgi programs to access other services on
> the same machine? (sorry for off-topic)

Are you using TCP/IP to connect to Firebird?

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior Software Developer
ACCRA Consultants Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (