Subject Re: [firebird-support] "nbackup needs local access to database file"

Ok, but something is not right, in some instances I am getting about 1 or 2 megabytes throughput with gbak fb3, and I am getting 150 MB throughput with gbak fb 2.5; the problem is so evident it cannot be just different access. It seems there is a bottle neck somewhere; perhaps the small changes I've made to the firebird.conf are affecting it substancially??? Simple changes like tcpip packet size to 16384 instead of 8192, more memory assigned to some resources, nothing creazy, like multiply by 4 changes...
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Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2016 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] "nbackup needs local access to database file"

On 10-9-2016 23:34, fabianch@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> I am getting this error while running nbackup:
> "nbackup needs local access to database file"
> The nbackup sentence is:
> Nbackup.exe -user SYSDBA -pas HereMyPass   -B  0
>  localhost:MyDB_FB3.fdb    C:\temp\MyDB_Level_0.nbk
> If I remove localhost: then it works, but that would be running as
> embebed and it is a superserver with active network connections.
> Any ideas?

Gbak and nbackup are different tools that work in a different way. Gbak
works through a Firebird server (real or embedded), while nbackup works
with the physical backup file.

Mark Rotteveel

Posted by: Mark Rotteveel <mark@...>


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