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Archive Backup options

If RadioButton Archive Backup is specified as the backup type, you need to set specific archive backup options.


Backup Database - Backup type - Archive Backup options



Execution mode


RadioButton Use local utilities

Select this option to backup the database using local utilities.

Note: To enable this mode, you need to specify the location of the utilities in the Path to database utilities field on the Connection page of the Host Registration Info dialog, and gbak.exe and nbackup.exe (for Firebird multi-level backup) files must exist in this directory.


RadioButton Use services

Select this option to use the server services for the backup operation.



Archive Backup Type


RadioButton Database backup

Select this option to backup the database.


RadioButton Journals backup

Select this option to backup the journal archive.



See also:

Full Backup options

Incremental Backup options