Subject Re: [ib-support] Problem in backing up
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Pete,

> I have just moved to Firebird from Interbase. I am having a problem
> backing up with gbak.
> I use the command
> C:\Progra~1\firebird\bin\gbak -verbose -user SYSDBA -password masterkey
> contacts.gdb backup.gdb
> to backup my contacts database.
> But the backup goes as far as 1,040,000 records, then stops. If I were
> still in Interbase, I would now go to the Interbase Server Manager,
> check the database, then fix it.
> I think that I need to use Firebirds GFIX, but the help flies off the
> screen...

There's documentation available from IBPhoenix - alternatively, use
a Firebird GUI tool like Firebird Workbench ( ).

You can also download the IB6 beta documentation set at Borland -
although it's for IB, it still applies to Firebird 1.

With regards,

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