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Warning: This documentation is for a pre-release version of pgAdmin 4
A master password is required to secure and later unlock the saved server
passwords. This is applicable only for desktop mode users.
If the master password is disabled, then all the saved passwords will
If the master password is disabled, then the saved passwords will
be encrypted using a key which is derived from information within the
configuration database. Use of a master password ensures that the encryption
key does not need to be stored anywhere, and thus prevents possible access
to server credentials if the configuration database becomes available to an
It is strongly recommended that you use the master password if you use
the Save Password option.
Resetting the master password will also remove all saved passwords
and close all existing established connections.