1. Backup error unsuccessful metadata update and database is already in the physical backup mode

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Symptoms :

1. The following error message prompted during the backup process.
unsuccessful metadata update
Database is already in the physical backup mode.
2. Found the filename ACC-XXXXX.FDB.delta in DB folder. DO NOT remove this file.



1. Run CMD.
2. Type the following command and hit <ENTER>.
Firebird folder under c:\Program Files root
 cd c:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_3_0 
Firebird folder under c:\ root
 cd c:\Firebird\Firebird_3_0 


3. Under the root...Firebird\Firebird_3_0, type the following command and hit <ENTER>.
 set isc_user=sysdba
 set isc_password=masterkey
 nbackup -unlock C:\eStream\SQLAccounting\DB\ACC-XXXXX.FDB
4. You will found the ACC-XXXXX.FDB.delta file will be removed automatically.
5. Login the database and run backup at File | Backup Database as normal.