Subject Re: [firebird-support] GBak and .NET Provider FbService Backup
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:26 AM 8/11/2007, you wrote:
>Actually I was wondering about the backup process and the optimizations done
>to the database file. I've read that doing a gbak -b you can do a live
>backup to a database and gbak also does some "cleanup" to the running
>database. I was wondering if a backup with the ServicesAPI will do the same
>"cleanup" that gbak does.
>The .NET provider uses the ServicesAPI and allows me to create a remote
>backup file. :-)

The Services Manager uses exactly the same code as is compiled into the separated gbak utility application - provided we are talking about the *same* version/build of gbak and the server program, of course.