Subject Re: [IBO] How to see if server is installed and running?
Author Helen Borrie

At 07:23 PM 14/04/2005 +0000, you wrote:

>Hi All,
>How can I determine from within my application if Firebird is
>installed and running?

The question as asked is a needle in a haystack. Depending on the
conditions you need to test, this could be a) simple, b) complicated c)
unreliable or d) impossible.

Can you be more explicit about what, where and why you want to test
this? If necessary make a truth table of the conditions your requirements
has to cover and what you want to do about it, including:

Firebird? (as opposed to InterBase)
Firebird version?
Installed and running?
- locally?
Installed but not running?
- locally?
Not installed locally?
Not installed at all?

...and so on.