Subject RE: [IBO] unable to connect to remote DB
Author Alan McDonald
> I am having a problem with what should be a very simple issue: trying
> to connect to a remote FB database. What I can do:
> 1) On the server, I can connect to a database via TCP/IP just fine.
> 2) On the client, ping the server by name & IP.

add one more test here -
telnet servername 3050
and see if you get a response - tells you if the port is open
(reponse should be an empty screen)

> 3) On the client, connect to a local FB server via TCP/IP.
> But I cannot connect to the server in #1 from the client: I get an
> unknown Win32 10060 error.
> I have shut down the personal firewalls on each machine (ZA on the
> client and Norton on the server) which doesn't make a difference.
> This should be very simple--but what should I be looking at?
> Thanks
> Ed Dressel