Subject RE: [firebird-support] is Service Manager Backup Service finished?
Author Alan McDonald
> Hello Group,
> I am writing a small tool to automate the backup process a bit more.
> We have a couple of servers hosting around 20 databases each. The tool
> parses aliases.conf and runs a backup of each alias to a folder.
> I am using Delphi and TIBBackupService at the moment. The backup
> itself is working fine, but I need to know when it has finished
> because I need to compress and transfer these fbk files to another
> machine. The functions return before the backup is complete.
> Is there a way to do this? The obvious one (IsServiceRunning property)
> does not appear to be behaving as expected. I know I could wrap around
> gbak but I would prefer to not have to.
> I could also delay for an appropriate time before running the compress
> / transfer, but again, I would rather not.
> Adam

in answer to your specifica question - not sure there is a way - but I just
schedule and AT command leaving enough time after the scheduled backup to
copy the fbk file to the arc drive