Subject Re: [firebird-support] General: connect firebird server from local network
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 2016-04-21 21:13, Helen Borrie helebor@...
[firebird-support] wrote:
>> DB-Application @ PC-B
> ->> fbclient.dll
> ->> Pickup Firebird Server IP/Name from firebird.conf
> No. Firebird.conf and aliases.conf are components of the server host,
> not of the client. Fbclient.dll is a component of the client
> application layer. It contains the parameters for the API functions
> and does not read firebird.conf or aliases.conf itself.

Certain properties in firebird.conf control behavior for the client as
well, for example in Firebird 3 the AuthClient, WireCrypt,
WireCompression (and maybe WireCryptPlugin (?)) also control behavior
for the client. So you can have a firebird.conf next to fbclient.dll to
configure the client.