Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

running database in single-user mode

Posted on 2011-03-02
3
Medium Priority
?
1,863 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
HI
I am running Postgres on Fedora 14 64 bit using the following command:
> service postresql start

I would like to know how to set database to single-user mode in order to run an upgrade process on database, and return it back to regular mode when upgrade process finish.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:elimesika
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:lcohan
ID: 35021191
One way to do this is to shut down the server and start a single-user PostgreSQL server with the -P option included on its command line.
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
lcohan earned 2000 total points
ID: 35021254
My bad.... -D not P please see below:

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/app-postgres.html

"To start a single-user mode server, use a command like

postgres --single -D /usr/local/pgsql/data other-options my_databaseProvide the correct path to the database directory with -D, or make sure that the environment variable PGDATA is set. Also specify the name of the particular database you want to work in. "


0
 
LVL 19

Author Closing Comment

by:elimesika
ID: 35021737
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many developers have database experience, but are new to PostgreSQL. It has some truly inspiring capabilities. I have several years' experience with Microsoft's SQL Server. When I began working with MySQL, I wanted a quick-reference to MySQL (htt…
By, Vadim Tkachenko. In this article we’ll look at ClickHouse on its one year anniversary.
Steps to create a PostgreSQL RDS instance in the Amazon cloud. We will cover some of the default settings and show how to connect to the instance once it is up and running.
This tutorial will teach you the special effect of super speed similar to the fictional character Wally West aka "The Flash" After Shake : http://www.videocopilot.net/presets/after_shake/ All lightning effects with instructions : http://www.mediaf…
Suggested Courses

618 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question