3.8 SlonyUnless otherwise noted, the commands and paths noted in the following section assume that you have performed an installation with the interactive installer.Slony is a master-standby replication environment that is well-suited for large databases with a limited number of standby systems. Slony replication:By default, the Advanced Server Setup wizard installs Slony and the Slony configuration files, but does not start the Slony service. After configuring the replication environment, you must manually start the service.
• On Linux, the Slony connection configuration file is named edb-slony-replication-10.ini, and resides in the /etc directory, under the Advanced Server installation. Use the configuration file to specify connection information for the master and standby nodes.
• On Linux (using RPM installers), the Slony connection configuration file is named slony-replication.ini, and resides in the /etc directory, under the Advanced Server installation. Use the configuration file to specify connection information for the master and standby nodes.
• On Windows, the configuration files are named master.conf.sample and slave.conf.sample, and reside in the \etc directory, under the Advanced Server installation; prior to configuring Slony, you must rename the configuration files to master.conf and slave.conf.For information about configuring a Slony replication environment, please refer to the official project documentation available at:After specifying configuration options, you must start the Slony service on all nodes of the replication environment. For detailed information about controlling the service, see Section 5 – Managing an Advanced Server Installation in the EDB Postgres Advanced Server Installation Guide.