Backup postgres database and tables

Backup

#login as root

#For single table

pg_dump -U postgres -d TESTDB -t users > /tmp/users.sql

#For multiple tables

pg_dump -U postgres -d TESTDB -t users -t customer -t account > /tmp/testdb.sql

#For complete database
pg_dump -U postgres TESTDB > /tmp/TESTDB.sql

Restore

#login as postgres user

psql -U postgres -d TESTDB < /tmp/TESTDB.sql

 

 

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