Connect to a Postgres database in Arctype.


Start by creating a new workspace. A workspace is a defined space for a given project or similar files.

Create a new Workspace in the workspace dropdown.

Once you have given the workspace a name, you should be seeing available connections, where you can select from various connections.

A workspace can have multiple connections.

For details on the inputs of each connection, see below. After writing down your values, test your connection and save. You're all done!

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Connect To PostgreSQL DB

  • Name your connection is primarily for you to keep track of your connections.

  • Host is the hostname of your database server

  • Port is where it is hosted. The default is 5432

  • User is your username

  • Password is the password for your database

  • For Database, use the name of your database