Subject RE: [IBO] Quick Interbase Database Check
Author Jason Wharton
You would have to write your own server to do that operation.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry Sands [mailto:jsands@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 5:58 PM
> To:
> Subject: [IBO] Quick Interbase Database Check
> How can I quickly determine if a database is available
> without trying to
> connect to it and have a long delay before finding out it is
> not available.
> I have many databases I connect to over the Internet that may
> or may not be
> available at any given time and I would like to verify that I
> can connect
> and thus avoid the timeout delay. Many of the Interbase
> utility programs
> have a quick check button when you set up a connection so
> there must be an
> easy way.
> Thanks!
> Jerry Sands