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Thursday, March 23, 2006

firebird in shutdown mode

Shutdown mode prevents everyone other than SYSDBA and the owner from

This allows you to safely run metadata scripts etc and be sure no-one
else is connected while this happens.

gfix -shut f 300 aliasname

will terminate all connections after 5 minutes.

To allow logins again, you need to use

gfix -online

Here is the rest of the user's blog discovering this firebird "mode"


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