Subject Re: Another process is locking the database file ...
Author Adam
--- In, Lucas Franzen <luc@...> wrote:
> Adam, Helen, Ann and anyone who's interested,
> the problem is solved.
> Even though the VSC service was disabled the problem persisted since
> they use Veritas for backup and this is starting the vssvc.exe directly.
> So diabling the service didn't cure the problem, but disabling the
> backup for this machine did the trick.
> Until now I made the experience that backup software is not touching
> files with a lock on them...

That's right, exclude the fdb from the backup. To backup a firebird
database, use gbak then you can save the backup file which can be
backed up safely using whatever software takes your fancy.