A system parameter specifying the named restore point

recovery_target_name is a configuration parameter specifying a named restore point, previously created using pg_create_restore_point(), to which recovery will proceed.

recovery_target_name was added in PostgreSQL 9.1.

Default value

The default value for recovery_target_name is: '' (empty string)

Change history


See pg_create_restore_point() for a usage example.


GUC configuration item, Replication

See also

pg_create_restore_point(), recovery_target_action, recovery_target_time, recovery_target_lsn, recovery_target_xid