How can I create a database dump?

Here’s my problem: I need the production data on my local machine.

Normally I would just pg_dump into my machine, but I’m to sure how to do it on this platform.

Could you help me out by pointing out where to read the appropriate docs.


The easiest is to proxy Fly’s DB port on your local machine:

fly proxy 15432:5432 --app $TARGET_DB_APPNAME

Now you can reach the app locally at port 15432.
So you could run e.g.

pg_dump postgres://postgres:YOURPASSWORD@localhost:15432/YOURDBNAME --verbose --other --flags --here > ./some_local_filename

Here is more info in the docs.


Thanks! :v: