I don’t see any backup options in the DO admin UI like I do for other droplets.

I’ve tried pg_dumpall but I get this error

FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host “<IP>”, user “<ADMIN>”, database “template1”, SSL off

Also pgdump/pgdumpall would have to be run manually, I’m looking for a way to do scheduled regular backups of my database

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Hello, @l0qii

Backups are handled automatically and included to you at no additional fee. Full backups are taken everyday 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:


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


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


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

dokku postgres:backup dbname bucketname

Hope this helps!


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