Subject Re: [firebird-support] confiable backup?
Author Artur Anjos

The way to do a safe backup is:

- Gbak to create the backup;
- GBak to restore it on a different place;

This is just like a 'two fase backup'. :-)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ernesto Cullen" <ecullen@...>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 4:14 AM
Subject: [firebird-support] confiable backup?

> Is there any way to make a confiable backup with gbak? I mean, sometimes
> after a successful backup i can't restore the database because of foreign
> key, check, parameters mismatch, etc. I understand those are enforced at
> restore time but not checked at backup, so basically the situation is: you
> make a backup, feel safe... and when disaster comes, you can't restore
> data!
> I'm sure i'm loosing something...
> Ernesto Cullen
> ecullen@...
> Paraná, Entre Ríos
> Argentina