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This command line tool is used by the engine to automatically start and stop the back-end PostgreSQL relational database server. It can also be used by site admins to perform various database maintenance tasks.

 

Usage:tractor-dbctl [options]

Options:

OptionDescription
--start-for-engine

start the postgresql server and automaticallybuild/upgrade schema as configured in db.config (used by engine)

--stop-for-engine

stop the postgresql server as configured in db.config(used by engine)

--startstart the postgresql server
--stopstop the postgresql server; this could be used to shut down postgresql if the engine wasn't able to do this automatically, or if the postgresql server was started manually; don't run this if the engine is running.
--statuscheck the status of the postgresql server
--initinitialize the postgresql data directory; server must not be running
--buildbuild the tractor database; server must be running
--destroyremove the postgres database directory; server must not be running; this will remove all current and historical job and blade information.
--upgradeupdate the database schema
--check-upgradecheck whether upgrades are required
--no-auto-upgradeprevent automatic upgrading of the database schema
--purge-jobsremove all jobs
--vacuumrebuild tables of non-deleted jobs to save space
--reset-job-counterreset the job id counter so that job ids (jids) start at 1; can only be used with --purge-jobs
--show-paramsdisplay configuration parameters stored in the database
--update-paramspush certain configuration parameters as defined in the config files to the database
--logs-usagereport disk space used by postgresql log files
--purge-logsremove postgresql log files
--backup=filenamewrite backup to specified file; the server must not be running.
--restore=filenamerestore database from specified backup file; the server must not be running
--config-dir=pathpath to tractor config directory
--quiet, --qsuppress all output, except for errors
--verbose, -vadjust the level of verbosity
--debug, -dprint debug messages
--help, -hthis message