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Connecting to a PostgreSQL database

Use the following procedure to connect to your PostgreSQL database.

  1. Click the New icon in the Project panel at the top left corner of the window.

  2. Select PostgreSQL in the Platform drop-down list at the top of the dialog box.

  3. Select the Standard option in the Mode drop-down list if you would like to connect to the PostgreSQL database in the standard mode.

    • Specify the Server name in the appropriate field. You can enter it manually or choose it from the drop-down list (if it has been already used).

    • Provide the rest of connection information to the PostgreSQL database: Server Port and Username. You can manually enter these values manually or select them from drop-down lists.

    • Enter Password to complete the information about PostgreSQL database connection.

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your PostgreSQL database.

  4. Select the Connection String option in the Mode drop-down list if you would like to connect to the PostgreSQL database using special connection string.

    • Enter the Connection string manually or select it from the drop-down list (if it has been used already).

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your PostgreSQL database.