Subject Re: moving of firebird 1.5.3 classic server
Author crizz11
--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@...>
> At 01:23 PM 6/05/2008, you wrote:
> >ok if i try to restore the security.fdb with the following
command, i
> >get this result
> >
> > gbak -r -c -user sysdba -
>password 'thepassword' /opt/firebird/fbbackup/security.fbk /opt/fireb
> >rd/security.fdb
> >gbak: ERROR: cannot attach to password database
> >gbak: ERROR: failed to create database /opt/firebird/security.fdb
> >gbak: Exiting before completion due to errors
> Hmm...did I need to say specifically that if you tried to restore -c
[reate_database] over the top of the existing security.fdb, it
wouldn't work?
> And, for the restore (which you should do into the BACKUP
directory!!) don't forget that 'thepassw' will be whatever is the
SYSDBA password *currently* on the new installation (not what it is
going to be, once you have the correct security database installed.)
> Have you thought about opening up the Quick Start Guide and
refreshing your memory about how things are meant to be done?
> ./heLen
Sorry Helen you are right i should have gone back to the Quick Start
i was forgetting that key point of restoring the security.fdb using
the system generated password in the gbak command.

Thanks for your help.