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Odoo Development Cookbook by Daniel Reis, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn

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Managing Odoo server databases

When working with Odoo, all the data of your instance is stored in a PostgreSQL database. All the standard database management tools you are used to are available, but Odoo also proposes a web interface for some common operations.

Getting ready

We assume that your work environment is set up and you have an instance running. Do not start it using the odoo.py start command shown in the previous recipe, as it configures the server with some options which interfere with multi-database management.

How to do it...

The Odoo database management interface provides tools to create, duplicate, remove, back up, and restore a database. There is also a way to change the master password which is used to protect access to the database ...

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