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Re: moving database to diff. server

From: Tom Arthurs <tarthurs(at)jobflash(dot)com>
To: Paul Keyes <paul_s_keyes(at)yahoo(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: moving database to diff. server
Date: 2005-06-28 05:03:36
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use initdb to create the cluster (including the template db's), if you 
haven't already done so.

Paul Keyes wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm confused about one aspect of backing up and moving
> a database to a different server.
> I've used pg_dump to dump the database and moved he
> resulting file to the new server, where Postgresql is
> istalled and configured (as far as I know).
> But I know that before I run psql on the backup I have
> to create the database with something like (createdb
> -T template0 dbname).  How do I make that template0?
> I assume I've got to make it from the old
> server/existing database but am unclear about how.
> Any advice is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Paul
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