|Subject||Re: Confussion over passwords: Tells me my user name and password are not define|
Excellent. Thank you. This saves me from installing firebird on all the clients! Woohoo!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Paul Vinkenoog <paul@...> wrote:
> Hi blizzard,
> > Hmmm.. the way I understood it is that when a database is connected
> > to using the firebird embedded driver, that database becomes locked
> > to just 1 user - so 2 users cannot connect concurrently.
> To be exact: it becomes locked for access by one *process*.
> > Okay, so all we need to do is use the normal driver to connect to
> > the remote DB, and the embedded to connect to the Local DB. So we
> > would have to put both drivers in the same folder, under different
> > names?
> You don't need two drivers. The Embedded engine can connect to the
> user's local db (which would then be locked against any other access)
> and at the same time to one or more remote database (e.g. your central
> To your central server, the connection coming from the customer is
> "just another client". It doesn't matter if it comes from an Embedded
> engine, or Classic, or Superserver, or from a Linux, Windows or Apple
> box -- as long as the client speaks the right language the server can
> talk to it.
> Paul Vinkenoog