Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Another "connection forcibly closed by the remote host" problem
Author Scott Moon
Yep. No problems with Win2000 - only the combinations mentioned previously.
The one thing we haven't been able to try yet is turning off
Hyper-threading. The machine that hosts our production database also hosts a
CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) system for the fire department, making it
difficult to find an acceptable time to take that system down. We are moving
our administrative DBs to an independent server the 2nd week of July, so we
may be able to experiment with the HT settings then.

We have added a keep-alive algorithm to our in house applications, and that
is working for them. Our big problem now is with our warehouse inventory
management system, which is a COTS package for which we can't manage the


On 6/24/06, Glebas <glebasp@...> wrote:
> Scott,
> > Conclusion to this point: Something in the combination of FB
> > v1.5.3 + Xeon + Win2003 + VMWare is causing this. Since Xeon,
> > Win2003 and VMWare were all present during the successful 1.0.3
> > test, that points to something in v1.5.2 forward.
> From my experience: -VMWare - Xeon
> v1.5.3 + Win2003 is just enough to make this happen.
> I have completely solved this problem by making client application
> quit on 30 min user inactivity.
> Of course, this is a work-around, not a real solution, though.
> Did you try Win2000 instead of Win2003?
> Thank you for your research efforts.
> Regards,
> Glebas

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