Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Open database 'Server:d:\db\dbfilename.gdb' Failed!
Author Mark Rotteveel
> Thanks for the answer.
> Unfortunately I have to use the .gdb extension because I am connecting to
> a database from a third part party.
> I tried to use the IP address instead but without any luck.

Are you sure there is a Firebird server running on that server and accepting external connections?

> At the moment I'm using "Data Sources (ODBC)" from windows 2003 and I
> assumes that it is running in 64 bit, so I don't think that the problem is
> because I'm connecting from a 32 bit application.

Windows 64 has two 'Data Sources (ODBC)', one 32 bit and one 64 bit. But if you see the Firebird ODBC driver, you are most likely using the right one (you will only see the drivers valid for the variant).

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