VPOP3 runs pg_dump.exe to perform the regular database backups. Ending this process through Task Manager will not end the back-end database processes creating the backup data. This batch file will do it for you.
Save this in the VPOP3 installation directory as a file such as 'endbackup.cmd'
@ECHO OFF SETLOCAL CALL psqlparams.cmd SET PGPASSWORD=pgsqlpass taskkill /f /im:pg_dump.exe "%PSQLPATH%\psql" -U postgres -c "select pg_cancel_backend((select procpid from pg_stat_activity where application_name='pg_dump'));" vpop3 SET PGPASSWORD=
Or download the batch file here: endbackup.cmd
Save it to the VPOP3 directory and run it from a command prompt (run “as an administrator”)
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