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I have a ton of configured connections listed in the Server Groups, is there a way I can save this? not just save the passwords but the Server Group Settings

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possible duplicate of… – Alexandros Mar 27 '14 at 10:08

Under Windows this information is stored in the Registry under the key:


In Linux systems I would expect some file in the user home directory.

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I'm on OSX 10.9 and I don't see this file nor any hidden file with pg in it that contains the information I'm looking for. I do see a query history and password file but not the Server List – Phill Pafford Nov 20 '13 at 16:59
On openSUSE 13.1, the server list is, among other settings, in the file .pgadmin3 in the home directory. – Jaan Mar 16 '14 at 18:16
@Jaan: why don't you add that as an answer? – a_horse_with_no_name Mar 16 '14 at 18:56
In Windows 7 pgadminIII 1.16 was such a key, but I didn't find the server configs there. Did I miss something? – jan Jan 8 '15 at 15:03

In Ubuntu 13.10 pgAdmin stores configuration in user's home directory:

or shorter

Note that this file is hidden, so you may need to enable some kind of "Show hidden files" option in your file manager.

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I ran into a similar issue where I was on OSX and now have a windows computer. I don't want to have to re-enter all of the connection entries. I found out that on OSX the PGADMIN III servers list is located in your home user directory inside the file "pgadmin3 Preferences":

vim ~/Library/Preferences/pgadmin3\ Preferences

Now it doesn't seem like there is an easy way to import this into a non-OSX version, however at least I should be able to copy/paste most of it into the new PGADMIN III application.

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