Subject RE: [IBO] unable to connect to remote DB
Author Alan McDonald
> > 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)
> thanks--and it doesn't work.
> I checked the services file on the server and there was no gds_db
> entry. I added it, rebooted, but this did not fix the probelm.
> What now?
> Ed Dressel;

I assume you have the default port 3050 in place (you haven't change it in
the conf file of the server).
If so then a firewall of some kind is blocking 3050 - find it and unblock it