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I installed firebird server on my Ubuntu 12.10 and it is working perfectly when accessing locally

/usr/lib/firebird/2.1# isql-fb -user sysdba -password masterkey
Use CONNECT or CREATE DATABASE to specify a database
SQL> CONNECT '/var/lib/firebird/2.1/system/help.fdb';
Database:  '/var/lib/firebird/2.1/system/help.fdb', User: sysdba
SQL> Show tables;
       TOPICS                          

My firewall is properly configured

# ufw status
Status: active
To                         Action      From
--                         ------      ----
3050                       ALLOW       Anywhere
3050                       ALLOW       Anywhere (v6)

But when I try to connect tge same database remotely it raises: "Connection rejected by remote interface"

Looking at firebird's log it is clear that my fb server is actively denying remote access:

root@ricardo-pc:/usr/lib/firebird/2.1# tail -f firebird.log 
    SERVER/process_packet: connection rejected for ACRAS.4294967295.4294967295
ricardo-pc (Server) Mon Apr 15 09:06:24 2013
    SERVER/process_packet: connection rejected for ACRAS.4294967295.4294967295
ricardo-pc (Server) Mon Apr 15 09:19:10 2013
    SERVER/process_packet: connection rejected for ACRAS.4294967295.4294967295

I had a deep look at firebird.conf and didn't see any obvious configuration to allow remote access.

How can I do that?

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I found out that the problem was with my client (windows client) that had an old version of gds32.dll. The error message lead me to think it was a server side issue. Now I don't know if it worths to keep this question here as a QA or not. –  Ricardo Acras Apr 15 '13 at 14:08
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