Migrating from FireBird to Oracle

This document describing how to using ESF Database Migration Toolkit to migrating from Firebird to Oracle in 3 easy steps.


Windows XP or higher.
ESF Database Migration Toolkit download.
Firebird 1.5 or higher.
Oracle 9i or higher.


1). In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, choose "FireBird/InterBase Database" ;

  • Input the username(e.g. SYSDBA) and password(default is "masterkey").
  • Choose the database character-set.
  • Click "..." to select the FireBird(*.fdb) or InterBase(*.gdb) file.

2). In "Choose a Destination" dialog, choose "Oracle Database";

  • Input the server name(e.g.: localhost), listenning port(e.g.: 1521).
  • Input the username(default is "system") and its password.
  • Select the logon method(SID, Service_Name or TNS).
  • Input the source Oracle SID or Service_Name in "Database" box or let it empty if you choosing TNS method.
  • Input the schema name or let it empty(default is same as username, you can press "Refresh" button to list all schemas).

3). In "Select source Tables(s) & View(s)" dialog

  • Select the tables which will be migrated.
    Select Tables&Views

  • Click "..." to setting the table options or re-map the table structure.

4). In "Execution" Dialog

  • Click "Submit" to starting migration, this tookit will help you migrate data from Firebird to Oracle without intervention.

5). Finished

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