Migrating data from MS Access(*.mdb; *.accdb) to Firebird(*.fdb)

This article will show you how to use a simple database migration wizard to quickly migrate data from MS Access to Firebird! Save you tons of complicated work and time!

Requirements:

Introduction:

1. In "Choose a Data Source" dialog, Choose "Microsoft Access (*.mdb;*.accdb)";

  • Press "..." button to select the Access database (.MDB or .ACCDB) file.
  • If there is a workgroup (system database), press "Lock" button to set it.
  • Microsoft Access

2. In "Choose a Destination" dialog, Choose "Firebird/Interbase";

  • Input the username (default: SYSDBA) and password (default is "masterkey").
  • Choose the database character-set.
  • Press "..." button to select the Firebird/Interbase database file.
  • If you want to using your Firebird server, you can specify the server address:  <server name>[/server_port]:<db_file>. e.g: localhost/3050:c:\temp\test.fdb. If the server port is 3050, you can just ignore it. e.g: localhost:c:\temp\test.fdb;
  • Firebird

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

  • Select the tables/views which will be migrated.
    Select Tables&Views
  • Click "..." to set the table options or remap the table structure.
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  • You can set the data transfer method (Overwrite Table/Empty Data/Append Data/Skip Table) or filter the data before transferring.
  • Choose "Field Mapping" option, you can redefine the fields in the destination table, e.g.: field name, data type, default value, comment and also.

4. In "Execution" Dialog;

  • Click "Submit" to begin the migration, this toolkit will help you quickly migrate data from MS Access(*.mdb; *.accdb) to Firebird(*.fdb) without intervention.
    Execute
  • Click "Browse Log" to visit the full migration log.
  • Click "Save as job" to save the migration settings to a job file, so you can "Load Job" to quickly reload the migration job in the future or run the migration job via command-prompt. Run "esfdbcv --help" in command-prompt to get the full command parameters.

5. Complete!

The program will complete the migration as quickly as possible and generate a migration report to you. All you have to do is sit and wait. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

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