pg_backup_start_time()

A function returning the start time of the current exclusive backup
This entry relates to a PostgreSQL feature which is deprecated and may be desupported in future releases.

pg_backup_start_time() is a system function returning the start time of the current exclusive backup, if one is in progress,

pg_backup_start_time() was added in PostgreSQL 9.3 and removed in PostgreSQL 15.

Usage

pg_backup_start_time () → timestamp with time zone

NULL is returned if no exclusive backup is in progress.

Change history

Examples

See pg_start_backup() for a usage example.

Categories

Backup, Deprecated, System function

See also

pg_is_in_backup(), pg_start_backup(), pg_stop_backup()