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Barman (backup and recovery manager) is an administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python.

It allows one to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business critical environments and help DBAs during the recovery phase.

Barman's most wanted features include backup catalogs, retention policies, remote recovery, archiving and compression of WAL files and backups.

Barman is written and maintained by PostgreSQL professionals 2ndQuadrant.


Documentation available at

"IRC irc:// " IRC Help channel


Download version 2.0 (stable)
released on 27 September 2016

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GPLv3orlaterDebian20 March 2013

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use argh >= 0.21.2
Required to use psycopg2
Required to use python-dateutil < 2.0
Required to use rsync >= 3.0.4
Required to use Python 2.6 or 2.7
Required to use PostgreSQL >= 8.3
Required to use argcomplete

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 September 2016.


Date 2013-03-20
Source Debian import
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