Subject RE: [firebird-support] Gbak failing with "unavailable database" e rror
Author Wilson, Fred
We'll certainly confirm that FB is running, but I'm 95% sure it is.
That's not a typo. We don't use any extension for the database file name

Best regards,
Fred Wilson
SE, Böwe Bell & Howell
fred.wilson@... <mailto:fred.wilson@...>

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Steinmaurer [mailto:ts@...]
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 10:16 AM
Subject: RE: [firebird-support] Gbak failing with "unavailable database"

> W2K server and cliens.
> FB 1.0
> Comand line, from a cmd window, on the server box (user logged in as
> database file and path is correct):
> D:\Firebird\bin>gbak -B -USER "JOE" -PASSWORD "xxxx" d:\intrbase\bin\ga d:
> \intrbase\backup\ga.bak
> gbak: ERROR: unavailable database
> gbak: Exiting before completion due to errors
> I've never seen this before, anywhere, at any of our sites, nor can we
> reproduce it in house.
> Any ideas what the Error message means.

- Is Firebird running?
- It isn't a typo that the database file has no file extension?

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

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