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SYNAPSE_PORT_DB(1) SYNAPSE_PORT_DB(1)

NAME

synapse_port_db - A script to port an existing synapse SQLite database to a new PostgreSQL database.

SYNOPSIS

synapse_port_db [-v] --sqlite-database=dbfile --postgres-config=yamlconfig [--curses] [--batch-size=batch-size]

DESCRIPTION

synapse_port_db ports an existing synapse SQLite database to a new PostgreSQL database.
SQLite database is specified with --sqlite-database option and PostgreSQL configuration required to connect to PostgreSQL database is provided using --postgres-config configuration. The configuration is specified in YAML format.

OPTIONS

-v
Print log messages in debug level instead of info level.
--sqlite-database
The snapshot of the SQLite database file. This must not be currently used by a running synapse server.
--postgres-config
The database config file for the PostgreSQL database.
--curses
Display a curses based progress UI.

CONFIG FILE

The postgres configuration file must be a valid YAML file with the following options.
database: Database configuration section. This section header can be ignored and the options below may be specified as top level keys.
name: Connector to use when connecting to the database. This value must be psycopg2.
args: DB API 2.0 compatible arguments to send to the psycopg2 module.
dbname - the database name
user - user name used to authenticate
password - password used to authenticate
host - database host address (defaults to UNIX socket if not provided)
port - connection port number (defaults to 5432 if not provided)
synchronous_commit: Optional. Default is True. If the value is False, enable asynchronous commit and don´t wait for the server to call fsync before ending the transaction. See: https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/wal-async-commit.html
Following example illustrates the configuration file format.
database: name: psycopg2 args: dbname: synapsedb user: synapseuser password: ORohmi9Eet=ohphi host: localhost synchronous_commit: false

COPYRIGHT

This man page was written by Sunil Mohan Adapa < sunil@medhas.org> for Debian GNU/Linux distribution.

SEE ALSO

synctl(1), hash_password(1), register_new_matrix_user(1)
February 2017