Subject Re: [firebird-support] CreateFile failed
Author Jason Dodson
CreateFile is misleading... It doesnt necessarily create anything, and it doesn't always have to do with a file.

You can use it to open devices or files, create files and sockets, etc...


Ann W. Harrison wrote:
> Martijn Tonies wrote:
>>> I have a client running FB 1.5.3 SS on a Windows Server 2003.
>>> operating system directive CreateFile failed
>>> Access is denied.
>>> I can't imagine what file the server need to create u
>> Perhaps to create temporary files for sorting and all?
> On Windows, Firebird uses the CreateFile directive to
> open existing files as well as creating new files.
> Regards,
> Ann

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