Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Aliases and Windows 7
Author Norman Dunbar
Hi Walter,

On 30/05/13 12:55, Walter wrote:
> Hi,
> this is the path of the fdb file:
> C:\Users\Desy\Documents\FB
> this is the aliases.conf (on the server machine):
> XFILES = C:\Users\Desy\Documents\FB\XFILES.FDB
> the error occours both with local or remote access.

The above looks correct then. I was wondering if you had a typo
somewhere, it appears not. :-(

> For example, I had Firebird installed on a Windows 2003 machine (named AD2K3), which has this aliases.conf:
> And I can access it from any client with AD2K3:XFILES

So it worked before when you didn't have Windoes 7, but now that you
have Windows 7, it fails?

Where is firebird installed? and what is the location of the
aliases.conf file?

Also, it shouldn't make a difference, but is this a 32 or 64 bit Windows
7 installation? And have you installed the corresponding "bit" size of



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