|Subject||Re: [IBO] FU:Help IBObjects, Delphi & Local Interbase|
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David Husarik wrote:
David Husarik wrote:
> Hi Group,
> First, Thank-you to Helen And Hans for the prompt
> responses to my questions. I did not have the
> opportunity to check for responses before leaving for
> work. Work is being dumb about access to yahoo groups,
> yahoo e-mail and other Internet resources.
> In searching for information at web sights that I can
> access, I found this:
> "The server may be located either on a remote
> computer, or on the same computer as the client. The
> communication protocol used may be specified by the
> contents of the database string. To establish a
> connection using TCP/IP prefix the database with
> servername (where servername resolves via normal IP
> name lookup to a machine on the network). It may be
> possible to use a dotted quad IP address instead of a
> name, but this is dependent on the IP protocol stack
> For example, to connect via TCP/IP to a server on a
> Windows machine:
> I thought that I had seen something like this
> somewhere in the examples that come with IBObjects. I
> decided to try this syntax in the Communication
> Diagnostics utility.
> Communication Diagnostics
> DB Connection Tab
> Server Information: Local Server: selected
> Database Information:
> Database : 0008c73a385c:c:\ib_db\w2\W2-TAX-1999.gdb
> User Name: W2READER1
> Password: **********
> Version : WI-V188.8.131.52
> Attaching ... Passed!
> Detaching ... Passed!
> InterBase Communication Test Passed!
> I now have connectivity to the database.
> My only remaining question is can I do following in
> Delphi Code.
> MachineName : String;
> DBPath : String;
> DBName : String;
> Read MachineName, DBPath and DBName from the Windows
> Registry. Then,
> With IB_Connection1 do
> DatabaseName := DBName;
> Path := DBPath;
> Server := MachineName;
> User := UserName;
> Password := strPassword;
> Thanks in advance,
> David Husarik
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