How QnE Delphi to do Schedule Backup.

Created by Cheng Kah Poh, Modified on Thu, 10 Sep 2020 at 01:04 PM by Cheng Kah Poh

Scenario 

To Avoid user forgot to backup database.

QnE Delphi have a schedule backup function to help user backup.


Solution 

Step 1 – Locate the GBAK Scheduler.exe .

My GBAK Scheduler path is D:\Version\742\Qbs

GBAKSrvc.exe is to install GBAK scheduler backup into your window services.

Note: It might now successfully, if it not successfully install user can manually startup the scheduler backup.

QnEGBAKSchd.exe is the schedule backup program. (Double Click the .exe)

Step   2 – After double Click QnEGBAKSchd.exe below Screen pop out. Click New

Step 3 – follow setting as below.

Username: sysdba

Password: masterkey

Confirm Password: masterkey

Database to backup: 

Server PC IP address:drive:\path\database.fdb

My PC IP: 192.168.100.59

Drive: D

Path: Version\742\Demo\SAMPLE2.FDB

Result as below: 192.168.100.59:D:\Version\742\Demo\SAMPLE2.FDB

Important: 

The Database and the folder to keep DB cannot have space.

Example: QnE Data (Wrong)   QnEData (Correct)

Example: ABC Factory.FDB (Wrong)   ABCFactory.FDB (Correct)


If got space in folder or DB name. May fail to backup.

Target Tab:

For Testing Purpose, I backup the DB to Desktop.


Logging Tab: To save log file, backup fail or success will result the log file.


Log File Example:

Backup Plan:

Set Date and Time.

After Finish Setting Click OK.

 

After OK, Click Yes.

Click Execute Now!

 

 

Click Yes.


Below Screen will prompt.

GBAK Folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin

Note: Firebird folder normally is locate in program files or Program files (x86)

Click OK.

Execute again, Successfully backup to Desktop.

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