Subject Re: [ib-support] Restoring a database
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:40 AM 19-04-02 -0500, you wrote:
>Good morning everyone,
>I'm a huge newbie when it comes to Firebird/Interbase, so please be patient
> Anyway, what I am trying to do is this: I've backed up an SQL
> database
>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 Linux)
>running Firebird 1.0. When I try, it tells me it can't open the backup file
>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) If
>so, what am I doing wrong?

1) Yes.
2) First guess is it can't open it because it can't find it....are you
sure the path-and-file spec you are giving it is correct relative to where
you are running gbak?
3) Where are you when you run gbak?

--- H

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