Subject Re: [firebird-support] Connecting to Superserver on CentOS 6
Author David E. Wheeler
On May 12, 2015, at 2:22 AM, Helen Borrie helebor@... [firebird-support] <> wrote:
> Means either the Superserver isn't running or you have an incompatible version of isql. I'm guessing the first. Supposing the password is 'whatever', get into Firebird's /bin/ directory and start it with this:
> ./fbmgr -start -once -user SYSDBA -password whatever

There is no fbmgr. There is fbsvcmgr, but it doesn�t take the options you have here, so I�m guessing it�s for something else. :-(

> Either localhost or is OK. Or the hostname of the server. With SS, you must use one of them - SS cannot accept direct connections to databases. And when you finally get around to creating a database, provide either the full path or a pre-entered database alias, otherwise that database will be created in the cwd.

Okay, that makes sense.



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