On 6/26/23 08:08, David Steele wrote:
On 6/25/23 18:53, Deo Felix wrote:
I am doing backup with pgbackrest in the database server every day at
night, I was testing to restore the backup in another server, the restore
was successfully however the database cant start
*pgbackrest --stanza=data --delta --log-level-console=detail restore*
Usually this happens when you promote a standby while the primary is still
running. The promotion of the standby will create a new timeline (in this
case 2) and then push WAL to the archive on this new timeline.
When you restore, PostgreSQL will try to recover to timeline 2 (by
default) even though timeline 2 can't be reached from timeline 1 backups
that were made after the promotion.
So, you need to instruct PostgreSQL to stay on timeline 1 rather than try
to switch to timeline 2. You can do that by setting
--target-timeline=current, i.e. stay on the timeline that was current when
the backup was made.
Did I not have this problem because I restored to a different pg-path?
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