The ibtools.msm Merge Module comprises the following files providing the Interbase Command line tools:


  • gbak.exe

Interbase Backup utility

  • gfix.exe

Database Configuration Utility

  • gsec.exe

Security Database Utility

  • isql.exe

Command line SQL script interpreter

  • sqlref.hlp

SQL Reference Help File

  • sqlref.cnt

SQL Reference Help Contents

  • ibgloss.hlp

Interbase Glossary and Definitions Help File

  • ibgloss.cnt

Interbase Glossary and Definitions Help Contents

The Merge Module is dependent on the ibclient.msm, which must also be merged into an installation script when is merged. Note that tools such as Installshield Express 3 automatically detect and resolve this dependency.

 Installation Procedures

When merged into a installation script, the ibtools.msm Merge Module adds the following functionality:

  1. The files are copied into the "bin" subdirectory of the Interbase folder.
  2. The path to this subdirectory is added to the PATH environment variable