Subject Re: [firebird-support] External tables
Hi Woody,

Def. Quota Woody <woody-tmw@...>:
> Firebird can't run an external program from SQL, to my knowledge, so even if
> I wrote a separate program to transfer the data directly into the database,
> I would have to use a UDF to run the external program. If all else fails, I
> may try to do it that way. Since the database is on the server, everything
> has to run from there.

Some time ago I solved a similar situation using Firebird's events.
You haven't excluded this option, so don't know if you ever tried
investigating on this.