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Checking Connection
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Written by Cerebro Support
Updated over a week ago

The most popular GUI tool for PostgreSQL administration is the pgAdmin utility. It is an independent software product, not affiliated with the PostgreSQL project. It can be downloaded from

After installing pgAdmin use it to connect to the database in order to check the server settings:

  • Launch pgAdmin;

  • click File/Add server menu item and enter your PostgreSQL server connection settings;

  • connect to the server.

You may also use psql, a default console client:

psql [-h server_host] [--username=<user>] -d template1

, where template1 is a system database.

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