At 11:56 AM -0500 1/10/08, Frank Bax wrote:
>>I have an old postgres 7.1 data base that I must migrate to a new
>>server running 8.2.6.
>>The problem is everything I have tried has failed. The database has
>>blobs in it but other than that it is pretty simple.
>>So my question is what command line should I use to try and migrate
>>this old database to the new server?
>>I set up the old one years ago and it frankly has just worked but I
>>have to move it to a new machine and I am way out of practice.
>>So what command line should I use on the new server to try and copy
>>the database from the old server?
>Just use your backup/restore procedure (you do have one, right? and
>you test it regularly, right?); backup on 7.1; restore on 8.2.
>If it doesn't work; post your commands and an error message.
Could you post a backup/restore procedure or point to some
documentation that suggests one? I need to set this up for an 8.2.5
cluster and I'm new to Postgres. It sounds like a few people could
possibly benefit as well.
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