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Use the Backup Globals dialog to create a plain-text script that recreates all of the database objects within a cluster, and the global objects that are shared by those databases. Global objects include tablespaces, roles, and object properties. You can use the pgAdmin Query Tool to play back a plain-text script, and recreate the objects in the backup.
Use the fields in the General tab to specify the following:
Move switches in the Miscellaneous field box to specify the type of statements that should be included in the backup.
Click the Backup button to build and execute a command based on your selections; click the Cancel button to exit without saving work.
Use the Stop Process button to stop the Backup process.
If the backup is successful, a popup window will confirm success. Click Click here for details on the popup window to launch the Process Watcher. The Process Watcher logs all the activity associated with the backup and provides additional information for troubleshooting.
If the backup is unsuccessful, review the error message returned by the Process Watcher to resolve any issue.