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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Programatically Backup Database Using Visual Basic 6.0

    Hi

    Is it possible that can we take backup of a PostgreSQL (8.1) database, through Visual Basic 6.0? Thankx for your kind suggesstions, in advance.

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    at least two ways I can think of.

    One would be to shell out to the pgDump utility from VB.

    The other would be to issue individual COPY statements to copy the data fromthe individual tables to backup files.

    You could use postgresql's information schema, or use ADOX with VB to generate a list of tables to back up.
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