PostgreSQL version:


Developer Parameter

If nonzero, a delay of this many seconds occurs when a new server process is started, after it conducts the authentication procedure. This is intended to give developers an opportunity to attach to the server process with a debugger. This parameter cannot be changed after session start.


Primarily used for attaching debuggers to sessions.


Type: integer
Default: 0
Min: 0
Max: 2147
Unit: seconds (s)
Context: backend
Restart: false