Hello i have setup streaming replication using PostgreSQL 11 on Windows working OK. How can i manually use the replica ( it is hot_standby=on ) in case Master fails ? What are the steps i have to perform to the replica ?
Like the documentation says, there are three ways to promote a standby server:
pg_ctl promoteon the command line.
create a trigger file (if you have configured the standby server accordingly).
from v12 on, you can also execute