Subject RE: [firebird-support] Win2003 Server - gbak ERROR with restore!
Author Leyne, Sean

> result:
> ................
> E:\cldb>gbak -r -user ccuser -passw a23b24 -v e:\cldb\clientel_db.bck
> e:\cldb\clientel_neu_db.gdb
> gbak: opened file e:\cldb\clientel_db.bck
> gbak: transportable backup -- data in XDR format
> gbak: backup file is compressed
> gbak: ERROR: unavailable database
> gbak: ERROR: failed to create database e:\cldb\clientel_neu_db.gdb
> gbak: Exiting before completion due to errors

Obvious question #1:

Did you ensure that the username and password has been defined in the
security database?

(you did say that you did a *new* install)

Obvious question #2:

Have you tried the same using the SYSDBA username/password?