Subject Re: Firebird Newbie
Author Svein Erling
Hei Svein!

Have you tried

Svein Erling

--- In, "sveinsandoy" wrote:
> Working with IB_Object 4.3.
> I can't seem to get the hang of client connection strings and server
> setup.
> I have installed the Firebird Server on machine B and Firebird
> Client on machine A. Machine B has 2 drives, C: and E:.
> I am sitting with Delphi on Machine A. I create a database using
> TIB_Connection and the connection string "\\DM17\:\sales.gdb" which
> will indicate netbui connection.
> Works fine. The gdb is created in the root directory on C: in
> machine A. However, I don't want to use drive C: on the A machine, I
> need to use the E: drive that I formatted with 32k allocation unit
> space especially for database purposes.
> Connection strings:
> "\\DM17\:\sales.gdb" connects to the A machine 0n C:\
> "\\DM17\:C:\sales.gdb" doesn't work
> "\\DM17\:E:\sales.gdb" doesn't work
> And of course, shares doesn't work.
> "\\\:\sales.gdb" doesn't work
> I am missing something, probably both with server setup and
> connection string, and I can't seem to find much of a soluton based
> on the manuals.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> Svein