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    4. Administering a FrontBase Server
      4.9. Backup and Restore
Updated: 20-Nov-2000
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4.9.3. Importing from OpenBase

FrontBase allows you to import content data from OpenBase. Use the following SQL statement:

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

The format of the file must be as if generated by the "Backup as ASCII..." feature of the OpenBaseManagerapplication.

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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