Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird Help!
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:19 PM 19/06/2007, you wrote:
>--- Helen Borrie wrote:
> > First, find out whether the xinetd daemon is installed and
> > running. (Firebird SS won't work without it
>Sure you meant: Firebird SS *will* work without it.
> > SS (fbserver) does* start a process and it sits there listening for
> > a connection attempt via xinetd
>Not really, it's listening for connection attempts on its own.

Yes, of course it is. Apologies for losing it there temporarily and
making it more, rather than less, confused.

The point to emphasise here is that clients (including a local
client) MUST be allowed to access port 3050 via the network. You
can't make a direct local connection to a database through fbserver.