A system parameter determining the library to use for WAL archiving
This entry relates to a PostgreSQL feature which is part of PostgreSQL 15, due to be released in late 2022.

archive_library is a configuration parameter specifying the library to use to archive WAL

archive_library was added in PostgreSQL 15.


If left empty (the default), WAL files will be archived via archive_command, if this is enabled.

Otherwise the specified shared library will be used.

Default value

The default value for archive_library is : '' (empty string).

Change history


Backup, GUC configuration item

See also