Subject RE: [ib-support] Restoring a database
Author Martijn Tonies

>Good morning everyone,
>I'm a huge newbie when it comes to Firebird/Interbase, so please be
> Anyway, what I am trying to do is this: I've backed up an SQL
>located on a local server, with it being transportable. I'm trying to
>restore it onto a different server (going from Windows to Red Hat
>running Firebird 1.0. When I try, it tells me it can't open the backup
>and stops the process. I guess the 2 questions I have are: 1) is it
>possible to back up a file on 1 server and restore it onto another? 2)
>so, what am I doing wrong?

Yes, you can. But the file paths have to be local to the server process.
So, if you're restoring on your Linux server, ftp/copy the file to your
server and use a local file path.

If this is what you're doing - I have no idea :)

Martijn Tonies
InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird