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Re: Postgresql backups

From: Andrew McMillan <Andrew(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>
To: Guy Corbaz <guy(dot)corbaz(at)swissmail(dot)com>
Cc: Novice PGSQL <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Postgresql backups
Date: 2000-12-14 10:17:48
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Guy Corbaz wrote:
> Hello,
> My database is getting bigger and bigger and I would like to use an
> automatic backup procedure. I'm presently using ARKEIA as a backup tool, and
> there is a possibility to launch a script before and after the backup.
> Is there any posibility to make backups of the database while up and running
> and when users are logged on ?

Yes, pg_dump is the utility you want.

           Andrew McMillan, e-mail: Andrew(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz
Catalyst IT Ltd, PO Box 10-225, Level 22, 105 The Terrace, Wellington
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