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Backing up a Firebird database (IT / command line)

Backing up a firebird database procedure:


  1. Working from a DOS prompt in the directory where the GFIX and GBAK utilities are located. (C:Program FilesFirebirdFirebird2_1in)
  2. Define the two variables. They are entered at the DOS prompt:
  4. Command: SET ISC_PASSWORD=masterkey (or user defined password)
  5. Do a backup of the database
    1. Command: gbak -b -g -v -z <database_name>.gdb <database_name>.gbk















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