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Re: unable to fail over to warm standby server

From: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Mason Hale <mason(at)onespot(dot)com>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Subject: Re: unable to fail over to warm standby server
Date: 2010-01-29 06:54:28
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On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Mason Hale <mason(at)onespot(dot)com> wrote:
> Of course the best solution is to avoid this issue entirely. Something as
> easy to miss as file permissions should not cause data corruption,
> especially in the process meant to fail over from a crashing primary
> database.

I believe that such a file permission problem does nothing but
shut down the standby by a FATAL error, and wouldn't cause data
corruption. So if you remove the trigger file with a wrong
permission after the shutdown, you can restart a recovery well
by just starting the standby postgres.


Fujii Masao
NTT Open Source Software Center

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