Online Documentation for SQL Manager for PostgreSQL

Setting output format and file name

This step allows you to specify the output format and output file properties.


Backup Database - Setting output format and file name


Output format

Use this group to define the output format (Note: This group is only available if you selected Single database as the backup target at the previous step):

RadioButton Plain-text SQL script

RadioButton Compressed plain-text SQL script

RadioButton Custom pg_dump archive

RadioButton Tar archive


Output file name

Set a name for the result file and type in or use the btnSaveAs Save as... button to specify the path to this file on your local machine or on a machine in the LAN.


CheckBox Add date and time into file name

Check this option to add the current timestamp to the generated backup file name.


File encoding

If necessary, use the drop-down list to select the encoding to be applied to the output file.


Click the Next button to proceed to the Setting backup options for database objects step of the wizard.