Subject Re: [IBO] IB IP Address Issues
Author Lucas Franzen

Don Schoeman schrieb:
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask this so here goes:
> I remember reading a few years back that Interbase didn't like the
> servername to be specified as an IP address and that this could possibly
> cause database corruption. (can't remember if it was IBO specific but I
> don't think it was).
> I've been using Firebird since v1 so I'm just wondering if this problem was
> ever fixed (either in FB or in IBO). I don't have any data corruption
> problems, but I've seen a client of mine using it with IP's and I got
> concerned and told them to rather use the hostnames.

as far as I remember the problem you described did occur when using
different connection strings; in the meaning of mixing the path
notation, not by mixing IP adresses / hostnames.

I'm using both (IP adresses and hostnames (which willbe resolved to the
IP adresses anyway)) without any problems for years...