Subject RE: [firebird-support] Windows firewall and multi-user access.
Author Leyne, Sean

> > We have an application using Delphi, IBObjects and Firebird, which is
> > being run in both a single-user and multi-user basis. The multi-user
> > version has users on separate PCs operating against a single Firebird
> > DB on a server.
> > Lately, after releasing an updated version (in which the Firebird
> > server is changed from V2.1 to v2.5), some users have noticed that on
> > one form, if two users are using the form on two PCs, one user's
> > changes can cause the other user's cursor (the selected item) to
> > change.
> >
> > That is impossible.
> Not necessarily. If he is using events, it could be causing the program to
> respond to the event by reloading the listing or something which wouldn't
> happen if the firewall is blocking the port. (I think, anyway.)

OK, you are correct, that is a possibility but one which unusual/very specific to the application.

Under normal operations (no db events logic) it is impossible.