Subject Re: [Firebird-Java] Database backup mode
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 2016-04-28 8:10, 'Steffen Heil (Mailinglisten)'
lists@... [Firebird-Java] wrote:
> Hi
> I can enable and disable database backup mode using:
> and
> This works though a usual Jaybird SQL connection.
> But is there a way to query the database if it is in backup mode or
> not?
> My problem is that I need to be sure that the database is in backup
> mode to copy the database file but executing the first statement
> above
> will result in an sql exception if the database already is in backup
> mode. So I cannot tell if the exception is about a generic sql error
> (maybe the connection failed) or if the exception is about the
> database already being in backup mode.
> So I would like to check the state just after executing that
> statement (and ignoring sql exception).
> But how can I check that?

I don't know for sure, I'd need to check that; I assume there is some
service call that provides this info.

Can't you tell from the exception message if you are in backup mode or
not, or is it too generic?