|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Installing Firebird 3.0 alongside Firebird 2.5 and 2.1|
> Michael,Of course:
>> 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
>> 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
>> So far so good.
>> I then executed the install_service.bat Firebird_3_0
>> I can now see its running in process manager.
>> But I'm 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
> For test purposes I tend to use Firebird 32-bit, because most/all of my client
> applications are 32-bit, thus I can easily point the client application to the
> targeted 32-bit fbclient.dll.
> * Extract the FB 3 ZIP distribution
> * Change the tcp port to 3070 in firebird.conf
> * The security database is not initialized when installing from ZIP, thus we
> need a few additional steps
> - We need an embedded connection with Firebird 3, thus stop ALL Firebird
> processes including 2.1, 2.5 etc.
> - Go to FB 3 install directory, and type:
> isql -u user sysdba employee
isql -u sysdba employee