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I have a somewhat strange question. Is there a way to manually force PostgreSQL into recovery mode? I've not been able to find aything in the documentation.

I've been working with a script monitoring a postgresql database and need to do some testing.


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Look at the 8. point at postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/… or the beginning paragraph of postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/warm-standby.html –  dezso May 6 '13 at 11:09

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you should be able to use "pg_standby". http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/pgstandby.html

cannot gurantee it as i havent tried it.

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Thanks, I'll give it a try! –  peitur Sep 11 '13 at 14:02

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