This can be accomplished by comparing the hard coded FE database serial number stored as a constant in your code, to the serial number retrieved from the connected client database. The sample code below shows how you can access the database serial number from the FE database.

VB Code snippet:
Private Function GetFE_Serial(oSC As IBBSessionContext) As String
    Dim oGI As CGeneralinfo
On Error GoTo err
    Set oGI = New CGeneralinfo
    With oGI
        .Init oSC
        GetFE_Serial = .Fields(GENERALINFO7_fld_SERIALNUMBER)
    End With
    If Not oGI Is Nothing Then
        Set oGI = Nothing
    End If

    If err.Number <> 0 Then
    End If

End Function

C # Code snippet:
    With New CGeneralinfo
        Return .Fields(EGENERALINFO7Fields.GENERALINFO7_fld_SERIALNUMBER).ToString

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