Subject RE: [ib-support] Gfix usage
Author Philippe Makowski
Wilson, Fred wrote:
> We do it (on NT4.0 and W2K systems), by using the net stop command to stop
> the FB service, then save the service file and copy another one in it's
> place that doesn't have the gds32 line in it, and, finally, restart the FB
> service with the net start command. This insures that everyone is off (by
> stopping the service), and that no one (there are no local applications that
> run, only TCP/IP clients) can log into the database after it's restarted.
> After the housekeeping stuff is finished, we reverse the process.
Thanks, but how are you sure that no one is connected when you stop the service ?