Subject Re: failed to establish a connection
Author Adam
> Yes, we use stunnel for hiding stuff but don't need to for this

Security is more than simply preventing people from accessing data you
care about. If there is a bug in the engine, than someone may be able
to compromise your entire system.

> Do you think it would be a lot faster via stunnel?

I stunnel offers compression then yes.

> We found that the firebird database server does not respond and I can
> only connect if the Interbase server is running.

What port is Firebird listening to?
Has the RemoteBindAddress been set on the server?
What is your connection string from your client?