Subject Re: [firebird-support] The best way to copy a Database File...
Author Aage Johansen
On Mon, 29 Mar 2004 19:12:34 +0000 (UTC), Luis Alberto Villarreal Ontiveros

> I've a FireBird Database running on a Windows Server, I would like to
> get a copy of this DataBase File and install in my Development machine,
> how can I do this without shout down the server? (transfer all metadata
> and data), do you know a tool to make this kind of task including a
> database comparation?

If you want metadata+data: do a gbak (transportable). You'll get all data
that was committed up to the time when gbak started. Restore on your dev.
You can to a "metadata only" backup if you like.

Aage J.