Subject Re: [firebird-support] accessing firebird on windows from linux
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 17-5-2016 16:43, robert rottermann robert@...
[firebird-support] wrote:
> Hi there,
> I try to access a firebird db on windows from my ubuntu box.
> I have a gui-tool (FlameRobin), from which this works nicely. Therefore
> it is not a firewall or access problem.
> Now I would like to do it using python and sqlalchemy.
> So far I failed..
> This is the connection string I use:
> engine =
> sa.create_engine('firebird+fdb://SYSDBA:thekey@\\Users\\elvis\\Documents\\VAS.fdb')
> I tried many combinations of the part after the port.

I think you have too many `/` after the port number. Try


It would also be very helpful to post the error message you get when
doing this.

Mark Rotteveel