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Re: backup server - how to disconnect

From: Emmanuel BERTHOULE <eberthoule(at)yahoo(dot)fr>
To: Mark Steben <msteben(at)autorevenue(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: backup server - how to disconnect
Date: 2008-10-15 20:10:24
Message-ID: F8B4545E-099D-4C5F-970E-71F7E7724B6E@yahoo.fr (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

you can use

pg_ctl stop -m fast
pg_ctl start

who kill client and abort current transaction
and if you have multiple database you can use the -D option for  
specify database directory


-manu


Le 15 oct. 08 à 16:11, Mark Steben a écrit :

> We have a server that backups and then recreates our production  
> database on a nightly basis
> In order to drop and recreate the database we would stop and restart  
> the server - this would
> Effectively kick off any straggling users so we could get our  
> refresh done.  No problem.
> Now we have more than one database and stopping and restarting the  
> server to clean up
> The backup database would also kill any process going on in the new  
> database.
>
> Is there a command in postgres to disconnect all users short of  
> restarting
> The server?  I looked at pg_ctl kill TERM but there I would need to
> Specify specific PIDs.  Not something I want to do manually at 1 am  
> every morning.
>
> We are at postgres 8.2.5.  Thanks for your help
>
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