Subject Re: [firebird-support] Problems with connecting to Firebird 2.5.5 over TCP/IP on Linux (Ubuntu).
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 25 Feb 2016 08:15:12 -0800, "brucedickinson@... [firebird-support]"
<> wrote:
> Hello guys,
> could you be so kind and help me to diagnose problem with connecting to
> Firebird on Ubuntu? I do not have experience with linux (haven't touched
> for years). Today I've installed Ubuntu on VM and installed Firebird
> classic using instructions from here:
> Unfortunately, I am getting such error: Statement failed, SQLSTATE =
> 08006 Unable to complete network request to host "localhost". This
> shows when I issue this command:
> $ isql-fb
> SQL> connect "localhost:/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/employee.fdb " user
> 'SYSDBA' password 'masterkey';
> However, when I issue the comand without "localhost:", such us:
> $ isql-fb
> SQL> connect "/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/employee.fdb " user 'SYSDBA'
> password 'masterkey'; I can connect to Firebird, so that means that
> something is wrong with my TCP/IP? How can I correct this?

Does it work when you use instead?