Barman v2.1 Announced

Oxford, United Kingdom - January 5, 2017

2ndQuadrant announces the release of Barman version 2.1, a Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.

This minor release fixes a few bugs. It also introduces the --archive option to the switch-xlog command, in order to help users during the installation process of a new server.

For a complete list of changes, see the "Release Notes" section below.

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Release notes

  • Add --archive and --archive-timeout options to switch-xlog command
  • Preliminary support for PostgreSQL 10 (#73)
  • Minor additions:
    • Add last archived WAL info to diagnose output
    • Add start time and execution time to the output of delete command
  • Minor bug fixes:
    • Return failure for get-wal command on inactive server
    • Make streaming_archiver_names and streaming_backup_name options global (#57)
    • Fix rsync failures due to files truncated during transfer (#64)
    • Correctly handle compressed history files (#66)
    • Avoid de-referencing symlinks in pg_tblspc when preparing recovery (#55)
    • Fix comparison of last archiving failure (#40, #58)
    • Avoid failing recovery if postgresql.conf is not writable (#68)
    • Fix output of replication-status command (#56)
    • Exclude files from backups like pg_basebackup (#65, #72)
    • Exclude directories from other Postgres versions while copying tablespaces (#74)

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About

BARMAN (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open-source administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python. It allows your organisation to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business critical environments to reduce risk and help DBAs during the recovery phase.

Barman is distributed under GNU GPL 3 and maintained by 2ndQuadrant.

    

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