Re: How to start a database in ReadOnly mode?

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
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Subject: Re: How to start a database in ReadOnly mode?
Date: 2011-07-09 11:58:52
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> Is it possible to start a postgres cluster or 1 postgres database in
> readonly mode? And - if yes - how can this be done?

Clusterwide: edit postgresql.conf and set
default_transaction_read_only = on;

No restart needed, just a reload (HUP)

Database-wide:

ALTER DATABASE foobar SET default_transaction_read_only = true;

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