Subject Re: unattended firebird backup
Author Adam
--- In, "p_b_turner" <PBTiam@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Looking for a solution where I can backup a Firebird 1.5 database
> unattended using gbak. I've tried a scheduled batch file, scheduled
> app, and a service app, all with the same result. if i'm logged in,
> all work fine. if i'm logged out, none run. if i lock the terminal,
> it works. came across a discussion (message 65333, etc.) where it
> talks about adding localhost: to the path of the database. tried
> this with no luck.
> this is currently being developed on Windows XP, but would like
> something that would run across various Windows platforms (98, 2000,
> 2003, XP, Vista) - which is why I was leaning towards the task
> scheduler.
> note: all path references in apps and batch files are fully qualified
> (eg. c:\directory\...., no "assumed" paths).
> Any thoughts, suggestions, comments would be welcome.

It works for me on 2000 server, 2003 server and XP. Post your gbak
command line.