Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird service on a network computer
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:38 PM 26/06/2007, you wrote:
>I have a server in my workgroup comuter which is firebird server too.
>If i try to connect by IP address and data dir I get error that network
>service s unavaible, but I canping this server and this dir is shared
>and firewall is off!
>What I need to check on the server pc to open frebird communiction over

Assuming Windows:

Don't try to connect to a database that is on a share. Databases
must be on the same physical machine as the Firebird server.

Use the physical network node name (hostname) of the computer (which
you can read in My Computer) and provide the physical path as seen by
the host machine. For example, if the hostname is SasasPC and the
database is on the c: drive:


You will need a valid Firebird username and password for logging in.