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Re: Create Linux Script for PostgreSQL database backup

From: Lawrence C <research_2004(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: tim hall <tech(at)glastonburymusic(dot)org(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Create Linux Script for PostgreSQL database backup
Date: 2004-09-06 02:09:56
Message-ID: 20040906020956.65180.qmail@web61003.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi Tim, 

How do I setup cronjob for user "postgres" then in
scripts? that what i mean

thanks :)


 --- tim hall <tech(at)glastonburymusic(dot)org(dot)uk> wrote: 
> Lawrence C,
> On Wednesday 01 September 2004 14:20, you went:
> > Anyone good in writing Linux scripting for backup
> > PostgreSQL. I just required a simple scripts only.
> >
> > Normally we do the manual ways as following:
> >
> > In root
> >
> > root# su - postgres
> > bash# pgdumpall >  backup.sql
> > bash# exit
> > root#
> >
> > I'm planning to write script.sh for cronjob but
> not
> > too sure about it. Can anyone contribute the
> scripts
> > for me?
> 
> Er ...
> 
> #! /usr/bin/bash
> pgdumpall >  backup.sql
> 
> I'm being cheeky, but surely if you set that up as a
> cronjob for user 
> 'postgres' that would do it? Are your needs more
> complex than this?
> 
> cheers
> 
> tim hall
> 
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