Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: gbak with -se switch?
Author Helen Borrie
Hello ,

> 22.06.2016 13:44, Martijn Tonies wrote:
>>>> When connected to the database from another application, here:
>>>> C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_3_0>gbak -b -m -t -v
>>>> -user sysdba -pas masterkey
>>>> "e:\temp\2014 FB Conference.fdb" "e:\temp\2014 FB Conference.bak"
>>> Don't you forget "martijn-ws-dev/3054:" in database connection string?..
>> This doesn't use the service manager.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:56:11 PM, Dmitry wrote:

> You connect to the database using the embedded engine. Of course, it
> refuses connection because some other application is already connected.

Martijn, you probably know this already...but, just in case you don't:

This works if you want to make an xnet (IPC, "Windows local")
connection to Superserver:

gbak -b xnet://employee e:\test\backup\employee.fbk
-user sysdba -password mccavity

The -se switch obviously won't work because there's no host - same as
in the older versions when connecting "hostless". Formerly the
y-valve recognised a hostless path as a request for IPC connection on
Windows SS but now (on all platforms) it interprets it as a request for