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Warning: This documentation is for a pre-release version of pgAdmin 4
Before you can use the pgAdmin client to manage the objects that reside on your
Postgres server, you must define a connection to the server. You can
(optionally) use the Server Group dialog to create server groups to organize
the server connections within the tree control for easier management. To open
the Server Group dialog, right-click on the Servers node of the tree
control, and select Server Group from the Create menu.
Use the fields on the Server dialog to define the connection properties for
each new server that you wish to manage with pgAdmin. To open the Server
dialog, right-click on the Servers node of the tree control, and select
Server from the Create menu.
A master password is required to secure and later unlock saved server passwords.
It is set by the user and can be disabled using config.
After defining a server connection, right-click on the server name, and select
Connect to server to authenticate with the server, and start using pgAdmin to
manage objects that reside on the server.
Server definitions (and their groups) can be exported to a JSON file and
re-imported to the same or a different system to enable easy pre-configuration