Subject Re: [firebird-support] Installing Firebird 3.0 alongside Firebird 2.5 and 2.1
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 2016-04-20 8:29, Michael.Vilhelmsen@... [firebird-support]
> Hi
> I have a testserver currently running both Firebird 2.1 and 2.5.
> I need this to support and test various situations with different
> firebird versions.
> Now I would like to install Firebird 3.0 manually as well, so I can
> have 2.1, 2.5 and 3.0 on the same server.
> 2.1 listens on port 3050, 2.5 listens on 3060 and I have set 3.0 to
> listen on 3070.
> So far so good.
> I then executed the install_service.bat Firebird_3_0
> I can now see its running in process manager.
> But Im having problems connecting to the server.
> Using Database Workbench to create a server entry I instantly get
> connection rejected by remote interface
> Sinse security is handled quite differently in Firebird 3.0 I suspect
> I am missing something here.
> Could someone either give me a step-by-step instructions to install
> Firebird 3.0 manually or point me to places where I can read some
> about it.
> On a difference machine I did run the installer, and I did get
> Firebird 3.0 up and running. But I need it on this server alongside
> the other firebird installations

You are probably using a Firebird 2.5 or earlier client library to
connect, which means it doesn't support wire encryption, and as that is
required by default, the connection is rejected (I thought it gave a
different error though, and I can't test it right now).

You either need to replace fbclient with the one for 3.0, or you need
to configure Firebird 3 to use the legacy authentication. Look at