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DBBackup function

Backs up a database. This function is used by the dbbackup utility.

short DBBackup ( const a_backup_db * );

A pointer to a structure. See a_backup_db structure.

Return value

A return code, as listed in Software component exit codes.


The DBBackup function manages all client-side database backup tasks.

For a description of these tasks, see Backup utility (dbbackup).

To perform a server-side backup, use the BACKUP DATABASE statement. See BACKUP statement.