Subject Re: [firebird-support] flamerobin access from client
Author Helen Borrie
At 03:32 a.m. 24/04/2014, byerly@... wrote:

>I have a firebird (2.5) database being accessed by a custom application over a windows 7 network (32bit) The application works fine. The customer would also like full database access through flamerobin on a couple of the clients. Flamerobin works fine on the server system.
>I have set up a server connection on the client (server name - server, host - \\server, port- 3050) and registered the database (name - DB, path - \\server\c:\data\db.fdb, user - sysdba, password - masterkey).
>When I try to access the database, I get an error -904, unsuccessful connection caused by an unavailable resource; database unavailable.

What do you mean by "set up a server connection"? The "\\server" element MUST be the host name of the actual server machine, not a mapped drive. There's nothing to "set up". If you don't know this hostname, do a right-click on "Computer" in the Win7 start menu and look at Properties.

Helen Borrie, Support Consultant, IBPhoenix (Pacific)
Author of "The Firebird Book" and "The Firebird Book Second Edition"