resource ibase_pconnect    ([ string $database   [, string $username   [, string $password   [, string $charset   [, int $buffers   [, int $dialect   [, string $role   [, int $sync  ]]]]]]]] )

ibase_pconnectOpen a persistent connection to an InterBase database

database

The database argument has to be a valid path to database file on the server it resides on. If the server is not local, it must be prefixed with either 'hostname:' (TCP/IP), '//hostname/' (NetBEUI) or 'hostname@' (IPX/SPX), depending on the connection protocol used.

username

The user name. Can be set with the ibase.default_user php.ini directive.

password

The password for username. Can be set with the ibase.default_password php.ini directive.

charset

charset is the default character set for a database.

buffers

buffers is the number of database buffers to allocate for the server-side cache. If 0 or omitted, server chooses its own default.

dialect

dialect selects the default SQL dialect for any statement executed within a connection, and it defaults to the highest one supported by client libraries. Functional only with InterBase 6 and up.

role

Functional only with InterBase 5 and up.

sync