Subject Re: [firebird-support] Aliases and Windows 7
Author Norman Dunbar
Evening Helen (or Morning)

On 30/05/13 20:45, Helen Borrie wrote:

>> In this case, your local employee aliases connect to the server and use
>> the server's employee alias. The above (colon separator) assumes TCP
>> protocol.
> Norm, this isn't correct. Aliases.conf doesn't belong in a client-only install at all. The paths in aliases.conf are strictly file system paths that are local to the Firebird host machine. No hostnames in aliases.conf, ever!

Thanks. I could have sworn I'd done it that way before, many times!
Unfortunately I changed Linux distros a while back and haven't used it
since. I sit corrected though. Apologies to Walter for misleading
information. :-(


Norman Dunbar
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