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Plugin command to initialize a storage plugin for the restore operation.
plugin_executable setup_plugin_for_restore plugin_config_file local_backup_dir scope
plugin_executable setup_plugin_for_restore plugin_config_file local_backup_dir scope contentID
gprestore invokes the setup_plugin_for_restore plugin command during gprestore initialization phase. The scope argument specifies the execution scope. gprestore will invoke the command with each of the scope values.
The setup_plugin_for_restore command should perform the activities necessary to initialize the remote storage system before a restore operation begins. Set up activities may include creating remote directories, validating connectivity to the remote storage system, etc.
- The absolute path to the plugin configuration YAML file.
- The local directory on the Greenplum Database host (master and segments) from which
gprestore reads backup files. gprestore creates this
- When scope is master, the local_backup_dir is the backup directory of the Greenplum Database master.
- When scope is segment, the local_backup_dir is the backup directory of a segment instance. The contentID identifies the segment instance.
- When the scope is segment_host, the local_backup_dir is an arbitrary backup directory on the host.
- The execution scope value indicates the host and number of times the plugin command is
executed. scope can be one of these values:
- master - Execute the plugin command once on the master host.
- segment_host - Execute the plugin command once on each of the segment hosts.
- segment - Execute the plugin command once for each active segment instance on the host running the segment instance. The contentID identifies the segment instance.
- The Greenplum Database hosts and segment instances are based on the Greenplum Database configuration when the back up was first initiated.
- The contentID of the Greenplum Database master or segment instance corresponding to
the scope. contentID is passed only when the scope
is master or segment.
- When scope is master, the contentID is -1.
- When scope is segment, the contentID is the content identifier of an active segment instance.
The setup_plugin_for_restore command must exit with a value of 0 on success, non-zero if an error occurs. In the case of a non-zero exit code, gprestore displays the contents of stderr to the user.