Ok to cut a long story short - we were trialing a package called Arete which uses Oracle instead of sql.

Now the lea in their infinate wisdom have decided to abandon the trial and "advise" us to go over to sims.

I have been asked to provide a dump/copy of the oracle database but have no Idea how to do this.

I am waiting for the Arete guys to get back to me, but feel for them as they plowed a lot into this trial only to be shat upon froma great hight in the end. So if i can do it on my own then great.

Any help appreciated

Si