Subject Re: Linux FC5 as FirebirdSS 1.5.3 server (client problems):
Author DrEntropy
--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@...> wrote:
> At 09:28 PM 17/08/2006, you wrote:
> > > When you attempt the remote connection, are you supplying username
> > > and password, as is required?
> > >
> > > ./heLen
> >
> >Yes. With the sysdba/password combo entered into FlameRobin, it will
> >allow me to quiery the server for server version and user management:
> >I'm able to create/delete user accounts, but not access that
> >employee.fdb.
> You need username and password to access a user database
> remotely. The stuff you're talking about above is server-level user
> authentication.
> >There are no firewall instances running on either client
> >or server. The Linux server is running xinetd instead of inetd
> >though... could THAT have any relevance?
> Nope - xinetd is the grown-up version of inetd. You won't have
> both. But in any case, it's irrelevant, since xinetd/inetd aren't
> involved with Firebird SS at all.

'k. One less concern.
> >I'm befuddled, so grabbing at straws here! ;)
> Which FirebirdSS kit did you actually install - the NPTL kit? You'd
> need that on FC5.

hmmm... already learning my inadequacies: I remember reading that NPTL
would do *something* awkward, so chose SS "straight."
> >And thank you for the replies. I've now cleared time to devote to
> >sussin' just what is happening with this.
> That's a comfort.

*snort*... I hope that was sarcasm. ;}
> ./heLen