Subject Dialup network connection
Author Gerhardus Geldenhuis
We are planning to have to dial-up Firebird servers.
The idea is that the main server monitors when there is a tcp/ip
request for the client databases and then innitiates a dial-up
connection(Linux based).

What would be the best way in IBO to continuosly
send out a tcp/ip request. I thought of just trying to connect
the whole time until you dont get a timeout. Alternatively you
could ping the server like is done in the "Communication Diagnostic"
of IBConsole. I dont know if this is something external or part
of the FB api. If it is part of the FB api is it implemented in