EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery Installation Guide v2.5

This guide provides information about how to install and configure the EDB Backup and Recovery Tool (BART) 2.5.

Requirements Overview

Supported Platforms and Database Versions

  • To view a complete list of platforms that EDB supports, see Platform Compatibility.


    BART 2.5 is no longer supported on CentOS/RHEL/OL 6.x platforms. It is strongly recommended that EDB products running on these platforms be migrated to a supported platform.

  • BART supports the following database versions:

    • Advanced Server versions 9.6, 10, 11, and 12.
    • PostgreSQL versions 9.6, 10, 11, and 12.

Software Requirements

You require the following components to install BART.

  • BART Host Components - Use EDB packages to add BART host components; see Installing BART for information about how to install these components.

  • Additional Components - In addition to the BART host components, the following components are required:


BART supports taking only a full backup of standby servers; it does not support taking incremental or parallel backups of standby servers.