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NetVault Plug-in for PostgreSQL 12.3 - Release Notes

Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug-in for PostgreSQL 12.3, Revision 1

Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug‑in for PostgreSQL 12.3, Revision 1
These release notes provide information about the Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug‑in for PostgreSQL release.

About this release

Quest NetVault Backup (NetVault Backup) Plug‑in for PostgreSQL (Plug‑in for PostgreSQL) 12.3 is a minor release, with enhanced features and functionality. For complete product documentation, visit


Added the File Level Data Copy option to support archive-based backups and restores of the complete database. This option performs a physical backup of the PostgreSQL Server data files and works in combination with the pg_start_backup and pg_stop_backup utilities.


Added support for point-in-time recovery (PITR).


For PostgreSQL 9.0 or later, eliminated the use of datconfig to obtain database-configuration information.


Added support for PostgreSQL Server 11.x.


Added support for PostgreSQL Server 9.6 and 10.x running on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.


Added support for Windows Server 2019.


Added support for targeting software-defined Quest QoreStor™ storage devices. For more information on creating and using QoreStor devices, see the Quest NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide.


Known issues

When restoring a backup, the plug-in incorrectly changes the sequence number to 0.

Workaround: Create a script that controls the numbering, and use the Pre & Post Scripts option in NetVault Backup to run the post script.

DNPP-102 (18737)

The plug-in does not currently support the use of parallel processing with pg_dump or pg_restore.

DNPP-215 (24138)

The plug-in does not support high-availability deployments.

DNPP-227 (28238)

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