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W50: Invalid record length

Category: WAL & Checkpoint Events
Urgency: low

Example Postgres Log Output:

LOG: invalid record length at 4E8/9E0979A8: wanted 24, got 0


This is a low level notice that usually occurs whilst trying to read an incomplete WAL file on a standby server, or during crash recovery on a primary.

Unless this is followed by a higher level error you can safely ignore this message.

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