How to Configure a PostgreSQL 8.3 Connection

The steps for configuring a connection to a PostgreSQL 8.3 server are the following:
  1. Go to Preferences > Data Sources.
  2. In the Connections panel, click the New button.

    The dialog for configuring a database connection will be displayed.

    The Connection Configuration Dialog

  3. Enter a unique name for the connection.
  4. Select a PostgreSQL 8.3 data source in the Data Source combo box.
  5. Fill-in the connection details.
    1. Fill-in the URL of the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
    2. Fill-in the user name for the connection to the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
    3. Fill-in the password for the connection to the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
  6. Click the OK button to finish the configuration of the database connection.