Subject failed to establish a connection
Author Phil Donaldson

When I try to connect to a firebird db on a remote server I get "Unable
to complete network request to host x.x.x.x. failed to establish a

I was able to connect a few days ago and can't figure out what has changed.
The server I'm connecting to is a workmates PC in another suburb,
connecting over the internet. Her firewall has a port forward for my IP
address on port 3050.
She can connect fine locally using ODBC and from IB Console using
192.168.x.x (her PC's IP address).
I'm fairly sure the firewall is not getting in the way - if she removes
the port forward the firewall log shows that the connection is being
Both machines running "Firebird-"

Can anyone suggest how I can identify where the connection is failing or