Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird V1.5 RC6 on SUSE 8.2
Author Dmitry Yemanov

> I am using Firebird for windows 2000 for about a year and i have about
> 20 server runing on firebird. Due to a lot of performance problem
> in windows 2000, my database size is about 5GB running firebird
> Superserver v1.0.3. In windows 2000 i can schedule backup using
> bat file to do backup and restore.
> I have some question and hope you can help me.
> How to schedule a backup and restore in linux?

The similar way as on W2000. Use cron to schedule the gbak execution.

> How to shutdown and restart firebird v1.5 when i change the
> firedird.conf file? ( What i do i restart the Linux OS )

You don't need to shutdown/restart the server. Just change firebird.conf and
the next attachment will read the new values. That's because a Classic forks
new process for every attachment.