How to Connect to Firebird

Connect to a Cloud Firebird

All cloud providers, like AWS, Oracle or Google allows to get the JDBC URL in the cloud console. In DbSchema Connection Dialog choose 'Manually Edit the JDBC URL' and copy the URL.

Connect to Firebird in the Cloud

Connect to a Firebird Server

The connection dialog is explained here.

Connect from DbSchema using the default user SYSDBA with password masterkey, and the 'C:\dbtest.dbf' in the Database field.
How to connect to Firebird database

Tip Firewalls & anti-viruses may block database connections. Read How to enable Firewall connections.

Guided Installation Tutorial

Download Firebird Sql from:

Select the components

Select the Firebird components to install

Create or don't create start-up folders....Select Additional tasks:

Manage Firebird database

You may manage also the way Firebird is running using a tool you can download afterwards from ''.

Before connecting to Firebird create a database in Firebird by launching ISQL and execute
create database 'c:/dbtest.dbf' user 'SYSDBA' password 'masterkey';
Create Firebird database

Fix Encryption Errors in Jaybird 3

As to the "Incompatible wire encryption levels" error, Firebird 3 by default requires wire protocol encryption, which Jaybird 3 doesn't support (it will be available in Jaybird 4). You need to configure Firebird (in firebird.conf) by setting WireCrypt to Enabled as documented: