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    4. Administering a FrontBase Server
      4.12. Migration
Updated: 20-Nov-2000
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4.12.3. OpenBase

FrontBase can directly import OpenBase databases which have been exported with the "Backup as ASCII..." feature of the OpenBaseManager application. Use the following SQL statement to import into FrontBase:

INSERT INTO SCHEMA <schema-name>
    FROM 'OpenBase'
    INPUT('<path name of file with backup data>');

A common issue for all import formats is that the schema must be properly defined before the import will work. The import filter is very unforgiving about incorrectly formatted input. Please experiment with a test database before working with a production database!

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