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PostgreSQL 9.2.1 move data folder

I found difficulty when I wanna move data folder of PostgreSQL. After googling stackoverflow, I try my own way:

1. Backup data folder.

2. Uninstall PostgreSQL and Re-Install PostgreSQL. Remember to use the same installer version.

I move folder installation from C to E.

3. Stop service.

4. Copy content of data backup folder and paste to folder data new installed. All the folder excep *.conf, *.pid, *.opts.

5. Start service. 

The theory is this won’t work if you try to upgrade from older PostgreSQL version. Use pg_upgrade instead.

 

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