|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] deploy Windows Application to access Firebird database|
2.2. Database access
Client access can be only via the local protocol,
i.e. NOT a TCP/IP connection string that includes
the server name "localhost" or IP address 127.0.0.1.
The embedded server supports only the local connection
to a database file path without a server name.
The database file can be accessed by multiple client
programs. The database consistency in this case is
guaranteed internally (by the shared lock table).
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On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 PM, Stefan Heymann lists@... [firebird-support] <email@example.com> wrote:
> What's required for the Windows app to access a remote Firebird database ?
> The minimal installation
The absolute minimum you need is the fbclient.dll (same 32/64-bitness
as your application). I put it in the same folder as my application's
.exe file so it can be found easily.
My customers can start the application from a share's UNC path without
installing anything (DB driver, Aliases etc.) on the local client
machine. All they need is the link to that UNC path.