Guide – How To Start – Firebird 3.0.7 Container on Linux Debian 8

Firebird SQL relational database management system offering many ANSI SQL standard features that run on Linux. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run container image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The connection to Firebird using DBeaver

How to create and configure the Azure Container Registry and to start creating the Container, you can find Here

  1. When creating a container, it’s necessary to open 3050 TCP  port.
  1. Also, you should set the ISC_PASSWORD environment variable with the password to connect to FireBird and EnableWireCrypt with the value true.

Attention: If you do not explicitly set a password for sysdba (the default user), the new one will be generated every time at creating the container.

  1. Go to the page of downloading DBeaver – Download
  2. Download the software distribution that is convenient for you, Windows 64 bit (installer) for example.

  1. Run the downloaded file and finish the installation process.
  2. Start the DBeaver.
  3. Click on the button to establish the new connection.
  1. In the list that appeared find and select “Firebird”, then click the “Next” button.
  1. In the “Host” field enter the IP address of the running container
  2. In the “Path” field specify the path to the database located on the VM. For example: /usr/local/firebird/examples/empbuild/employee.fdb
  3. In the “User Name” field enter the username sysdba and in the “Password” field set the  ISC_PASSWORD environment variable, which was specified at creating the container . The other fields in the tab leave with no changes.It is strongly recommended to change the password, after connecting to the database.
  1. Click “Finish” to save and establish the connection.
  2. While connecting, the window with the driver files installation may appear. Click  “Download”, after that the connection to the database will be continued.

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