IBConsole shows the error "Cannot attach to services manager"

Abstract: IBConsole shows the error "Cannot attach to services manager"


  • Product Name: InterBase 2007 Server
  • Product Component: IBConsole 2007
  • Platform/OS Version: Windows 2003 Small Business Server

Description:

This article shows how to workaround the "Cannot attach to services manager" when using IBConsole�2007 to connect to a local InterBase 2007 server.�

Resolution:

  1. From the IBConsole 2007 menu, click on Server, Add...
  2. In the Add Server and Connect dialog, set the following properties:
    1. Select Remote Server.
    2. Set the Server Name to: 127.0.0.1
    3. Set�the Alias Name to: Local Server by IP
    4. Enter the User Name and Password in the Login Information
    5. Click Ok.

You should now be able to connect to your local server.