Oxford, United Kingdom - May 3, 2018
2ndQuadrant today announced the release of repmgr 4.0.5. repmgr is the most popular tool for PostgreSQL replication and failover management. It enhances and complements the built-in replication capabilities in PostgreSQL, making it easy to set up and manage standby servers, check replication status, and perform administrative tasks such as switchover operations. The repmgrd daemon provides automatic failover capability to maximize database uptime, and can easily be integrated with other tools such as PgBouncer for high application availability.
This release is the first to provide packages via 2ndQuadrant’s new public RPM and APT repositories; for more details view the installation packages document here.
repmgr 4.0.5 includes usability enhancements related to pg_rewind usage, recovery.conf generation, and, in repmgrd, handling of various corner-case situations. These enhancements are:
This release contains the following bug fixes:
For a detailed list of all changes, please read the full release notes here.
We highly recommend upgrading to repmgr 4.0.5 at the earliest opportunity available. For this release, a simple package upgrade from repmgr 4.0 - 4.0.4 is required; repmgrd (if running) should be restarted.
repmgr is developed and maintained by 2ndQuadrant - your diligent team of PostgreSQL experts.
repmgr is distributed under GPL v3.
For more information, please send an email to info@2ndQuadrant.com