Subject Re: [firebird-support] Side by side install 2.1 and 2.5?
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> On a Windows server with FB 2.1 I want to try using FB 2.5 for some
> purposes, so I want to do a side by side install of 2.5. The installer
> asks me to stop the existing 2.1 instances, so I suppose it cannot be
> done using the installer?
> So how should I do it? get 2.5 zip package and just unpack it in a
> separate folder? I don't really like to do that under "Program files"...
> It's the *installation* I'm asking about, not *configuration*, i.e. I
> know about setting a different port number, e.g. 3051 in firebird.conf.

I once did a screencast on that:

A bit lengthy for that purpose, but it might provide step-by-step

With regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer