|Subject||Re: How to Setup an ODBC Connection on Remote Windows Server|
I found the problem on another website. The 64-bit ODBC Administrator has a bug that won't allow you to set a System DNS. You have to use the 32-bit version, but you can use the Firebird 64-bit Firebird driver. Go figure.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mercea Paul <paul.mercea@...> wrote:
> On 2012.04.13 10:25 PM, Craig Cox wrote:
> > I have installed the latest 64-bit Firebird ODBC driver on a Windows
> > 2008 R2 Server. My target database resides on this box as well. I have
> > configured and tested the DNS connection on the server and it all
> > works as expected.
> > Right now I have to set up and configure each remote user with their
> > own ODBC connection. This will require a lot of overhead in the
> > future. Shouldn't I be able to administer the ODBC from one place on
> > the server to effect the server globally?
> You should save the odbc connection as a system connection to be shared
> for all users, not user connection. this is ok if all users are using
> this computer.
> Think how you will configure connection for users from other computers
> ... if exists this scenario, you will configure connection for each
> Paul MERCEA
> E-mail: paul.mercea@...
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