Barman 3.8.0 released

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31 August 2023: EnterpriseDB is proud to announce the release of Barman version 3.8.0, a Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.

Release Notes

  • Clarify package installation. barman is packaged with default python version for each operating system.

  • The minimum-redundancy option is added to barman-cloud-backup-delete. It allows to set the minimum number of backups that should always be available.

  • Add a new primary_checkpoint_timeout configuration option. Allows define the amount of seconds that Barman will wait at the end of a backup if no new WAL files are produced, before forcing a checkpoint on the primary server.

  • Bug fixes:

    • Fix race condition in barman retention policies application. Backup deletions will now raise a warning if another deletion is in progress for the requested backup.

    • Fix barman-cloud-backup-show man page installation.


Source code and wheel file can be downloaded from release 3.8.0 page.

About Barman

Barman is an open-source administration tool for backup and disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python. It allows organizations to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business critical environments and help DBAs during the recovery phase.

Barman is maintained by EnterpriseDB and distributed under GPL v3.