How to Configure a PostgreSQL 8.3 Connection

The steps for configuring a connection to a PostgreSQL 8.3 server are as follows:
  1. Open the Preferences dialog box and go to Data Sources.
  2. In the Connections panel, click the New button.

    The dialog box for configuring a database connection is displayed.

    Figure: The Connection Configuration Dialog Box

  3. Enter a unique name for the connection.
  4. Select the PostgreSQL 8.3 data source in the Data Source drop-down menu.
  5. Enter the connection details.
    1. Enter the URL of the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
    2. Enter the user name for the connection to the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
    3. Enter the password for the connection to the PostgreSQL 8.3 server.
  6. Click the OK button to finish the configuration of the database connection.
Parent topic: How to Configure PostgreSQL Support