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Backup and restore of postgres db in barman

I have server with postgres db . Haved added some data whose backup is be to taken on barman. Inspite of following the complete procedure many times while running barman check postgres-server it shows the POSTGRESQL : failed following is the log result barman.server ERROR: Check ‘PostgreSQL’ failed for server ‘postgres-server’ 2021-12-21 09:10:00,040 [5272] barman.server INFO: Ignoring failed check ‘backup maximum age’ for server ‘postgres-server’ 2021-12-21 09:10:00,806 [5272] barman.server ERROR: Impossible to start the backup. Check the log for more details, or run ‘barman check postgres-server’ 2021-12-21 09:10:01,577 [5278] barman.wal_archiver INFO: No xlog segments found from file archival for postgres-server.

Pl provide a quick resolution as I have rub out of all ideas


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Hello, there

Backups are handled automatically and included to you at no additional fee. Full backups are taken every day and write-ahead-logs are maintained to allow you to restore to any point in time during the retention period.

You an check our official Docs for the Managed PosfreSQL Database here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/databases/postgresql/how-to/

And check the tutorial on how to restore a PostgreSQL cluster from Backups:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/databases/postgresql/how-to/restore-from-backups/

You can also manually back up your databases using the dokku-postgres plugin as well. You can check this article as well:

https://tute.io/automatic-backup-postgresql-dokku-digitalocean-spaces

With this command you can manually backup PostgreSQL Database to DigitalOcean Spaces:

  1. dokku postgres:backup dbname bucketname

Hope this helps!

Regards, Alex

Hello @saurabhgore65

It seems this is more of a common issue with Barman and you might do better opening a support ticket with them directly https://github.com/EnterpriseDB/barman

I would be interested to see what the output of “barman check postgres-serve” is.

Regards

Simon - SnapShooter Backups