Barman v2.1 Announced
Posted on 2017-01-05 by 2ndQuadrant, an EDB Company
2ndQuadrant announces the release of Barman version 2.1, a Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.
This minor release fixes a few bugs. It also introduces the --archive option to the switch-xlog command, in order to help users during the installation process of a new server.
For a complete list of changes, see the "Release Notes" section below.
- Add --archive and --archive-timeout options to switch-xlog command
- Preliminary support for PostgreSQL 10 (#73)
- Minor additions:
- Add last archived WAL info to 'diagnose' output
- Add start time and execution time to the output of 'delete' command
- Minor bug fixes:
- Return failure for 'get-wal' command on inactive server
- Make 'streaming_archiver_names' and 'streaming_backup_name' options global (#57)
- Fix rsync failures due to files truncated during transfer (#64)
- Correctly handle compressed history files (#66)
- Avoid de-referencing symlinks in 'pg_tblspc' when preparing recovery (#55)
- Fix comparison of last archiving failure (#40, #58)
- Avoid failing recovery if postgresql.conf is not writable (#68)
- Fix output of 'replication-status' command (#56)
- Exclude files from backups like pg_basebackup (#65, #72)
- Exclude directories from other Postgres versions while copying tablespaces (#74)
Barman (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open-source administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python. It allows your organisation to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business critical environments to reduce risk and help DBAs during the recovery phase.
Barman is distributed under GNU GPL 3 and maintained by 2ndQuadrant.