Subject Re: Is it safe to backup a database from another firebird server?
Author Juan Jose Ochoa
> Two engines cannot access the same database file.
> A engine cannot access a file on another computer.
> > Even if gbak does not _lock_ the file?
> Gbak can only backup local files, or use the Services API to backup
> a remote database. However, the backup will stay on the remote
> computer.


What am I doing with this command? is it risky?

[Local GBAK / Remote database / Local Backup]

"C:\Program Files\firebird\firebird_1_5\bin\gbak" -b -v -g -user=20
SYSDBA -passw masterkey NGDBSERVER:qcrep %0\..\hourly\QCR08H.fbk

Why it works? I have been working just fine for years!


Juan Jose