Subject RE: [firebird-support] File compatibility when switching from 1.5 to 2.5 - Email found in subject
Author Leyne, Sean
> > The error is "Code: 335544323" Message "File XXXXX is not a valid
> database".
> > I get this error when I try to connect with the DB WorkBench and also
> > when I try a gbak.
> > Old server is Windows 2000, SP 4 - Firebird New server is
> > Windows 2003, SP 2 64bit - Firebird 2.5rc2 64bit
> AFAIK you can't transfer the .fdb files from a 32-bit to a 64-bit platform
> without a backup'n'restore cycle. So this is not an ODS problem but a
> platform problem.

That is not a problem.

We have multiple servers (FB v2.1+ running Windows some 32bit, some 64bit) and move databases between the servers without any issue.

The problem is elsewhere.