Subject Re: [IBO] Find out Firebird Server-Version withour database-file
Author Helen Borrie
At 09:12 AM 14/04/2005 +0200, you wrote:

>using TIB_ConnectionInfo to find out the server-version I also need a
>connection to a database, do I?

Possibly...although most of the service components connect directly to the
server, through the Services Manager. You can investigate yourself in the
IBOAdmin sources what each component requires and is actually doing. The
registration unit should help you to work out which components are in which

It would probably be quite useful if I built an automatic Time2Help
helpfile over these components. The only slightly useful existing help I
know of for them is in the IB 7 Developers' Guide, re the (original) IB
Service Components (on which IBOAdmin is based) . Even that documentation
is very sparse but it does give some clues about how the components hang
together with the Services API.