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    4. Administering a FrontBase Server
      4.12. Migration
Updated: 20-Nov-2000
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4.12.4. Sybase

FrontBase can directly import SyBase databases which have been exported with Sybase's bcp utility. Use the following SQL statement to import into FrontBase:

INSERT INTO <table-name>
    FROM 'Sybase'
    INPUT('<path name of file with content data>',
    '<path name of file with format 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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