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NAME

       CLONE PREPARE - Prepare for cloning a node.

SYNOPSIS

       clone prepare [ id] [ provider] [ comment]

DESCRIPTION

       Prepares for cloning a specified node.

       This duplicates the ‘provider’ node’s configuration under a new node ID
       in preparation for the node to be copied via standard database tools.

       Note that in order that we be certain that this new node be  consistent
       with  all  nodes,  it  is important to issue a SYNC event against every
       node aside from the provider and wait to  start  copying  the  provider
       database  at  least  until all those SYNC events have been confirmed by
       the provider. Otherwise, it is possible for  the  clone  to  miss  some
       events.

EXAMPLE

            clone prepare (id = 33, provider = 22, comment=’Clone 33’);
            sync (id=11);
            sync (id=22);

VERSION INFORMATION

       This command was introduced in Slony-I 2.0.

                                  2 June 2009          SLONIK CLONE PREPARE(7)