Subject Re: [ib-support] Interchanging file between Linux Windows and IB6 FB1
Author Martijn Tonies

> Hi
> I just want to know I have a IB6 database on a NT4 server. Would it be
> to merely copy the whole database(unconnected and servers stopped) to the
> Linuxbox and then access it with FB1. Both still use the same ODS so I
> assume it would be save. I dont want to make assumptions thats why I am
> asking. Should I rather move the datbase with something like gbak?

Creating a 'transportable' backup is the best way to go.

I believe that for x86 Linux boxes the above procedure _should_ work, but if
you do a backup, you'll be safe - just to make sure :)

Martijn Tonies
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