Upgrade pg_dump version in ubuntu
pg_dump version typically involves upgrading the entire PostgreSQL client tools package to a version that matches your PostgreSQL server version. Here's how you can upgrade
pg_dump on an Ubuntu system:
- Check Your Current
pg_dumpVersion: To find out your current
pg_dumpversion, you can run the following command:
This will display the version of
pg_dump installed on your system.
2. Update the PostgreSQL APT Repository (Optional): If you have not already added the PostgreSQL APT repository to your system, you can follow these steps:
First, download and install the PostgreSQL repository key:
wget --quiet -O - https://www.postgresql.org/media/keys/ACCC4CF8.asc | sudo apt-key add -
Then add the PostgreSQL repository to your system:
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ $(lsb_release -cs)-pgdg main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list'
Update the package list:
sudo apt update
pg_dump: To upgrade
pg_dump to the latest version that matches your PostgreSQL server version, run the following command:
sudo apt install postgresql-client
This command will upgrade the PostgreSQL client tools package, which includes
pg_dump, to the latest version available in the PostgreSQL APT repository.
Verify the New Version: After the upgrade is complete, you can verify that the
pg_dump version has been updated:
It should now show the version that matches your PostgreSQL server version.
With these steps, you will have upgraded
pg_dump to the version that corresponds to your PostgreSQL server. This ensures compatibility when performing backups and restores. Remember to backup your data and test the upgraded
pg_dump to ensure it works as expected with your PostgreSQL server.