EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery Reference Guide

This guide acts as a quick reference for BART subcommands and provides comprehensive examples of the following BART operations:

  • Performing a full backup of database servers
  • Performing point-in-time recovery (PITR) on a remote PostgreSQL database server
  • Restoring an incremental backup
  • Restoring a database cluster with tablespaces
  • Evaluating, marking, and deleting backups and incremental backups
  • Local and remote database server configuration and operation

For detailed information about BART subcommands and operations, see EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery User Guide available at:

The current document is organized as follows:

  • The BART Subcommands section provides information about BART subcommands with options and examples.
  • The Examples section provides examples of BART operations.
  • The Sample BART System section provides a comprehensive example of both local and remote database server configuration and operation.