Registering a PostgreSQL Server

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In order to register a PostgreSQL server, you need to fill out the dialog below, reached via the Enterprise Manager and the Register Server button.

 

Register a PostgreSQL Server

 

Database Workbench needs the following information:

Alias

An user-defined alias name for the server - this is only used inside Database Workbench.

Folder

An Enterprise Manager folder for grouping your server registrations.

Hostname

Hostname or IP address of the machine where the PostgreSQL server process is running.

Port

IP port that the PostgreSQL server process is listening on for incoming connections.

Username

The default username for databases.

Password

The password for the username given.

 

If you click OK, Database Workbench will test the connection - if this succeeds, the server will be registered and added to the Servers node in the Enterprise Manager.

 

Under Visible Databases you can filter the list of database you see in the Enterprise Manager, this list will fill itself after the connection succeeds.