A.3. Release 4.2

Wed October 24, 2018

repmgr 4.2 is a major release, with the main new feature being the ability to pause repmgrd, e.g. during planned maintenance operations. Various other usability enhancements and a couple of bug fixes are also included; see notes below for details.

A restart of the PostgreSQL server is required for this release. For detailed upgrade instructions, see Upgrading a major version release.

Important: On Debian-based systems, including Ubuntu, if using repmgrd please ensure that the in the file /etc/init.d/repmgrd, the parameter REPMGRD_OPTS contains "--daemonize=false", e.g.:

# additional options
REPMGRD_OPTS="--daemonize=false"

For further details, see repmgrd daemon configuration on Debian/Ubuntu.

A.3.1. Configuration file changes

A.3.2. repmgr enhancements

A.3.3. repmgrd enhancements

A.3.4. Bug fixes