Subject Re: [IBO] How to restore and save the original DB file?
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:39 PM 6/04/2012, Chuck Belanger wrote:
>I am using IBOAdmin components with IBO 4.8.7 in Delphi 2007 with FB 2.5
>server all on a local drive, single user system. What I am trying to do
>is make a restore by renaming the database then restoring to the
>original file name, so not as to overwrite the database.
>The problem is that in order to rename the DB file, I found that I have
>to disconnect then stop the service, rename, then restart the service
>then do the restore. I test to see if the DB file is in use by any
>process (the FB server) and then do the renaming. But, although this
>works for all 5 systems that I have and use for testing, I have one user
>on whose system, the DB file even after stopping the FB service, shows
>the DB file is still in use, which stops the restore since I am trying
>to avoid writing over it.
>At this point, I really do not know a way around this.
>Does anyone have a suggestion on how to restore and change file names
>without running into "file is in use by another process" type error.

It sounds as though that problem site is running Classic + Guardian, to cause this problem. Are you able to check? Guardian should *NOT* be allowed to run on a Classic installation.