how to use gbak..any guidelines..step by step
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Lester Caine <lester@l...> wrote:
> women_lover_best wrote:
> > We need to take backup of database everynight..how should we implement
> > backup? use filecopy functionality of vb.net define in a service,or
> > some backup function of firebird..
> If Firebird is running - never copy the database !!!
> If Firebird has been stopped it can be copied, but a more compact
> will be obtained by running one of the backup methods.
> The simplest approach is to use gbak in a batch file and call it as a
> scheduled event, but there are also a number of third party tools which
> will schedule a backup, and even copy the data to a second machine.
> I have been running FIBS on a few sites, and apart from a problem where
> there are multiple screens it does it's job.
> Lester Caine
> L.S.Caine Electronic Services
> Treasurer - Firebird Foundation Inc.