Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: looking for Interbase 6 open source edition
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:40 PM 24/10/2009, you wrote:

>Hi Helen,
>Thanks for the quick response, I know ib6 is quite outdated, but that's the version in use for last 5 years without problem:) and now a new hardware server is installed, that bring me back to the IB6 days:) if I install the fb 1.0.x version, do i have to back up /restore? or just copy the gdb file over? thanks.

I would want to back up and restore for *any* major change. Here you would have (at least) two major changes: new hardware and a cleaner DB engine. Copying a database is a very unhygienic thing to do, in any case. Let your database start nice and fresh on the new hardware.