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Backing up a PostgreSQL single database
Create a new backup task for the backup of the PostgreSQL server.
- From Main Selection -> Tasks -> By clients, select PostgreSQL client and click New backup task. The New backup task window opens.
- Specify the Source with the database name. By selecting the source, the backup type and task name are set automatically.
- If required, enter the user name and password to access the database: click the tab Options and enter the following in the Save options field.
- If you want to set encryption, consolidate individual tasks under a specific task group, or assign a task to the schedule click the corresponding tabs in the New backup task window. Note that other options are not available (pre/post backup and restore commands, compressing data). Click OK to create the task.
- If you want to start the newly created task immediately, right-click the name of the task and click Immediate start. If you want to schedule the task, click New schedule under Main Selection -> Scheduling -> Schedules. For details, see Creating a Schedule.
- Once you have configured a schedule, you must create a new backup event for it. Go to Main Selection -> Scheduling -> New Backup Event, click the Parameter tab and select one of the available backup level types. For more information on schedules and related events, see Schedules 4.4.
- A different port can be specified with -a port=<portnumber>, under the tab Options in the Save options field.
-a user=<DB User>,password=<Password DB Users>
If you have problems with PostgreSQL, check the Troubleshooting Guide.