Subject Re: GBAK Error - can someone please help
Author mohamed_banaouas
you have to specify the absolute path of the file to backup
(D:\DATABASE\MYBASE.GDB, not only MYBASE.GDB), especially if the
operation is not started in the database file directory.

--- In, "Craig Stevens"
<cstevens@d...> wrote:
> I am trying to backup from my local machine, a simple .fdb file
using gbak again locally, under the \bin of the current running
firebird server,
> i always get this error,
> unavailable database -
> i tried all the permutations of localhost, my own machine name, no
name, server, etc etc, and made sure the sysdba exists and has correct
> cant find out why ???
> craig
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