Subject Re: [firebird-support] Does GBAK use temp folder?
Author Ann W. Harrison
Bob Murdoch wrote:
> I have a 61GB database on FB 1.5 Classic on a Win2k3 Server. Every
> night, we run a backup and restore of this database on a seperate
> server. The last few nights the backup has failed after about five
> hours, with an error in the backup log stating " gbak: ERROR: free
> disk space exhausted".

Was the failure actually on the backup, not on the restore? I
can imagine a restore using a lot of space since it has to recreate
indexes and does by sorting all indexed records.

Best regards,