Subject How to check if Firebird is running ?
Author mariofb123
I am using Firebird 2.0.1 with Delphi 7 application.
I need to check from within the application code if Firebird server is
currently running. How to do that ?

Also, a related question:
How to stop the Firebird running from within the Delphi application
(programmatically) ? What run commands need to be issued?