FAQ

EMS SQL Backup for PostgreSQL works with all server versions starting with 7.4 up to the latest version.

No, you need to install the console on the PC, which you want to administer tasks from. You can register all your servers and manage them from a single console.

You can compress backup files for plain SQL and GZIP archives.

No, you cannot. However, you can use standard PostgreSQL tools or SQL Manager for PostgreSQL to restore backup files.

In the Backup task wizard you can select either to backup data, metadata or both.

Yes, you can filter objects by schema or name using wildcards. Either you could add objects to the black list to exclude them from backup.

By default tasks are created and launched in local console time, but you can change it to UTC for any server in the Create schedule wizard. In this case all tasks will be performed in UTC time zone.

Yes, each task can have one or more schedules.

Yes, you need to select the required database and click the Quick backup icon on the main pages to launch backup process with pre-defined options for this server. Backup file will be sent to the default target assigned for the server.

Yes, you can select several storages and backup files will be sent to each of them.

You can see the list of all created backup files for each backup storage on the Backup storages tab.
You can only see the files with BACKUP extension in the files list, created with our software.

You need to set at least one default storage for each server to be able to perform Quick backup. The storages can be selected in the Server registration info dialog.

You can view task status and info about launches on the main page of the program. Also you can set desktop or email notifications on task start and completion.

You can view the list of all functional differences between EMS SQL Backup for PostgreSQL versions in the Features page.

The basic price of EMS SQL Backup for PostgreSQL includes 1 Year Maintenance. Once the Maintenance term expires, you will be able to continue using the software without any limitations; however, you won’t have access to any product updates released after your maintenance expiration date.