Only SYSDBA can connect to database, SQLCODE = -902

You database is probably in shutdown mode. To check, run:

gstat -header /path/to/database.fdb

The output should contain the line:

Attributes force write, database shutdown

This a useful option when you do metadata changes and wish to lock out users. To bring database back online, type:

gfix -online /path/to/database.fdb

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