Subject Re: Aliases and Windows 7
Author Walter
--- In, Dmitry Kuzmenko <kdv@...> wrote:
> Hello, Walter!
> Thursday, May 30, 2013, 3:20:13 PM, you wrote:
> W> I had to use a Windows 7 machine as Firebird server...after
> W> updating firewall rules everything is ok, but Firebird seems to ignore the aliases.conf
> W> file...I place the fdb file in a shared folder, with full access
> W> granted to everyone, and create the alias.
> why, why, why?!?!? :-)
> Firebird isn't a file server, it's a client-server technology.
> Nobody needs to have shared access to database file to access data.
> Only Firebird needs access to it. So, no shared folders, files, etc.

I know that, but I got little experience with Windows 7 and found it really unfriendly when it comes to sharing data, folders, and so on.

> W> I can access the database locally providing
> W> the full path, by if I try to use the alias I got this error:
> W> Unsuccessful execution caused by a system error that precludes
> W> successful execution of subsequent statements.
> W> I/O error during "CreateFile (open)" operation for file "XFILES".
> W> Error while trying to open file.
> sure, this is CORRECT.
> And, you did wrong adding shared folder to aliases.conf.

So you think that this should be solved simply removing the share ?

> --
> Dmitry Kuzmenko,