Subject Re: [firebird-support] can not schedule a backup on win 2003 server
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:21 PM 19/08/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>I am running several instances of firebird 1.5 databases on a Windows
>2003 Server. I am trying to automate the backups through the Windows
>Scheduler. The scheduled task runs fine if I am running a console
>session at the time of the scheduled task but it fails without any
>messages if I am not logged onto the console???? I have other
>scheduled jobs of different nature that do run while I do not have a
>console session but in the case of gbak.exe it does not work. Has
>anyone ever encountered this?

The thing that immediately comes to mind is that you are not passing the
sysdba (or db owner) username and password switches in the scheduler
command; whereas, when logged on, you possibly have the ISC_USER and
ISC_PASSWORD environment variables set and don't need them there...