The pg_replication_slots view provides a listing of all replication slots that currently exist on the database cluster, along with their current state.
Table 49-70. pg_replication_slots Columns
|slot_name||name||A unique, cluster-wide identifier for the replication slot|
|plugin||name||The base name of the shared object containing the output plugin this logical slot is using, or null for physical slots.|
|slot_type||text||The slot type - physical or logical|
|datoid||oid||pg_database.oid||The OID of the database this slot is associated with, or null. Only logical slots have an associated database.|
|database||text||pg_database.datname||The name of the database this slot is associated with, or null. Only logical slots have an associated database.|
|active||boolean||True if this slot is currently actively being used|
|active_pid||integer||The process ID of the session using this slot if the slot is currently actively being used. NULL if inactive.|
|xmin||xid||The oldest transaction that this slot needs the database to retain. VACUUM cannot remove tuples deleted by any later transaction.|
|catalog_xmin||xid||The oldest transaction affecting the system catalogs that this slot needs the database to retain. VACUUM cannot remove catalog tuples deleted by any later transaction.|
|restart_lsn||pg_lsn||The address (LSN) of oldest WAL which still might be required by the consumer of this slot and thus won't be automatically removed during checkpoints.|
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