Subject Re: [firebird-support] What is the difference between these connection strings?
Author Mark Rotteveel
On Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:14:52 +0200, "marcus marcus@...
[firebird-support]" <> wrote:
> Yes, you likely will loose the connection: greetings from the firewall.
> Albeit you have ticked the option "Notify" - i've seen it rarely. So as
> precautionary measure: Add the fbserver process to the exceptions or, at
> least: allow incoming tcp/3050, outgoing tcp/any. That should be enough.
> Tearing down the firewall isn't an option.

The notify option only applies to user processes that require firewall
access. As Firebird runs as a service which is isolated from your user
session, you don't get a notification popup.

However I think that the Firebird installer should - optionally - arrange
the Firewall exception.