Chapter 11. repmgrd overview

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11.1. repmgrd demonstration

repmgrd ("replication manager daemon") is a management and monitoring daemon which runs on each node in a replication cluster. It can automate actions such as failover and updating standbys to follow the new primary, as well as providing monitoring information about the state of each standby.

repmgrd is designed to be straightforward to set up and does not require additional external infrastructure.

Functionality provided by repmgrd includes: