Subject Re: [firebird-support] Missing Configuration File Aliases.conf
Author Dmitry Yemanov
ra8009 wrote:

> I have two XP computers connected peer to peer. One computer runs
> Firebird server (1.53) and the other connects across the network to
> access data on the server computer. Everything worked fine on the
> client computer until it's hard drive died and had to be replaced.
> After the crash, I ran a client only install on the client. Now when I
> try to run an application from the client, users on the server machine
> get an error message:
> Missing configuration file: C:\Program
> Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\aliases.conf
> After they click OK, the user on the client machine seems to be able
> to acess data without issue. What would cause this problem?

Lack of OS-level privileges on aliases.conf for the remote Windows user?

v1.5 is known (when using the WNET protocol) to operate in the security
context of the connected user. Maybe previously we was a member of the
admins group and now he's not?

Just a wild guess :-)