Subject RE: [firebird-support] restoring database
Author Alan McDonald
> Greeting to everyone.
> I'm using delphi 7 using ibx and ibadmin pallette for my database
> connection and fb 1.5 in my application. In restoring the database,
> should I disconnect my database component? Is it possible to replace
> the existing gdb or fdb file when restoring? or before I restore the
> database I should delete first the old one? any advice in process of
> restoring database?
> Any help will much appreciated.
> heirkeyso

golden rule: never overwrite a database.
you won't be able to anyway if there's a current connection to it.
So - restore to a different filename, then disconnect and reconnect to the
new file. If you want, you may then delete the old file.