Subject RE: [firebird-support] remote access of firebird database
Author Alan McDonald
> When I access firebird over my LAN I use:
> What is the proper way to access firebird over a WAN. For instance,
> the firebird server is in NYC and I want to access the database from a
> pc in San Francisco. The ip address of the New York router is
> I tried:
>\c:\mydata\resource.gdb and
>\mydata\resource.gdb, neither of which work.
> What is the preferred way to address the firebird database on a
> remoter server.
> Thanks
> Ira

if you have a router in NYC, then you likely have a firewall. You need to
setup IP/port forwarding on the router.
You either NAT the address or forward the port. But if the router is not
opened in this manner, you have no chance.