Subject Re: [firebird-support] embedded 2.03 and gbak.exe ?
Author Martijn Tonies

> Can't use gbak.exe with embedded, what to do?
> Woody told me this:
> "Since there is no server running, gbak cannot attach to the services
> manager to perform it's tasks. If you want to use actual FB/IB backup,
> then use either the FB(IBO, etc.) or IB(IBX, etc) admin backup
> components instead of gbak."
> This sounds right to me after reading all I could about embedded.
> q: IYO, What is the correct/best way to do backups when using embedded?

Actually, this sounds incorrect.

IBO or IBX use the Services API, which isn't running in Embedded.

gbak, by default, creates a connection, but doesn't use the Services API.

Martijn Tonies
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