Subject Re: [firebird-support] access a database through internet...
Author Michael Ludwig
Sergio H. Gonzalez schrieb am 19.04.2011 um 18:57 (-0300):

> A customer of mine ask me if he can have the database on his server,
> and connect to it from my app through internet.
> I've tried with the connection string:
> (some ip):c:\myapp\mydbfile.fdb

Check out the alias feature and the alias.conf file.

> but I get the message that the server is not responding... should I do
> something on the server side to allow "outside connections" ??

Make sure the firewall doesn't block incoming connections on the port
Firebird is listening on.

Michael Ludwig