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Re: Recover data

From: jseymour(at)LinxNet(dot)com (Jim Seymour)
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Recover data
Date: 2004-04-27 21:50:03
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eups(at)cefet-al(dot)br wrote:
> Hello,
>    I have a problem and I would like somebody help me.
>    Well, i have a data base server that was formated, unfortunatelly it wasn't 
> made the dump of the postgres, but it was saved the directory of the postgres.
>    How can to recover my data, is it possible?

It sounds like what you're saying is that, although you didn't do a
dump, from which you can restore, you do have a copy of the old pgsql
database directory still intact.  If so: Just shut down pgsql, point
PGDATA at the old directory (which I would carefully back up, first!)
and re-start pgsql.  Providing the server version hasn't changed, all
should be well.

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