Subject Re: Flame Robin versus IB Expert
Author davidalbiston
--- In, Milan Babuskov <milanb@...>

Hi Milan

The versions here are FB 2.1.1 and FR 0.90. I use both on different
Windows versions with no problems. In this installation they are
running under Citrix and database connections are remote. It all
worked fine for 2 years but then something changed. The only obvious
difference is they are on a virtual server but I have other
installations on virtual servers which are running fine.

I did report it on the flamerobin_devel but with little information
other than mentioned here we did not make any progress. I did hope
that an upgrade of the Firebird server would resolve the issue, but it
did not. Maybe I should have uninstalled Firebird before installing
the new version.

I would be interested if IB Expert does use gsec. It would at least
narrow down the problem because there does seem to be an issue with
the services API.

> davidalbiston wrote:
> > Not a comparison between the two. I have a client who has been running
> > for 2 years with no problems. Then, something changed and now Flame
> > Robin hangs if they try to Manage Users. IB Expert has no problem with
> > managing users.
> >
> > They are running Windows 2003 Standard Edition SP2. The only change I
> > know of is that they now have this running on virtual servers. I just
> > updated them to the latest releases of Firebird and FR but the problem
> > remains.
> Which exact version of Firebird and FlameRobin (I assume 2.1.1 and
> 0.9.1)? Is the machine local or remote?
> > To confuse matters, I backed up and restored their security database.
> > When the restored database was installed, FR successfully displayed
> > all users when the Manage Users option was selected. However, when
> > this was reselected, FR again hung.
> That's strange. I never found a problem like this and I use FR with
> Firebird 1.5, 2.0 and 2.1. However, I only use it on Linux, so it might
> be some Windows-related issue. Would you care to report the problem to
> flamerobin-devel or submit a detailed bug report to
> so some of the developers who use Windows can test?
> > I am stuck. Why should IB Expert succeed when FR fails?
> It's either a bug in FR or IBExpert is not using ServicesAPI but gsec
> directly.
> Thanks,
> --
> Milan Babuskov