Subject Re: [firebird-support] Advice on the following problem
Author André Knappstein
In addition to all the more useful advices you already got:
check if indeed your connection string is saying ".FBD" instead of
If it does and in your posting is not just a typo, double check if you
indeed changed the default suffix from fdb to fbd. While your at it,
also check if the slashes in your connection string have the correct

> HI all,

> I have a problem that I cannot figure out.

> I have 3 Windows 2000 machines and 1 Windows XP Pro machine
> The XP Pro machine is in the back office and its job is to hold the
> databases

> My Windows 2000 machines are front of house BUT they cannot access the XP
> Database

> my Connection string is "backofficepc:c:/System Database/SysDatabase.FBD"


> And I keep getting the following error message

> open database "backofficepc:c:/System Database/SysDatabase.FBD" failed

> so does anyone have any advice as to how I can get the windows 2000 machines
> to see and Access the XP Databases

> I have the following set-up
>> Same User name & Passwords on all machines (posuser)
>> ALL the windows 2000 machines can read and write etc to the database on
> the "master" terminal (This has been set to replace the back office PC for
> now so the client can at least use his system)

> I look forward to the advice from all you experts

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mit freundlichen Grüßen,

André Knappstein
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