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pgAdmin is the most popular and feature rich Open Source administration and development platform for PostgreSQL, the most advanced Open Source database in the world.

pgAdmin may be used on Linux, Unix, macOS and Windows to manage PostgreSQL and EDB Advanced Server 11 and above.

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Customising your pgAdmin 4 workspace - Part 1: Browser

Author: Anil Sahoo, date: Aug. 24, 2023

If you are reading this then you are probably using pgAdmin as a tool to help in your day to day database management activities with PostgreSQL. But, did you know there are a variety of ways you can maximise your productivity by customising the pgAdmin workspace using the Preferences dialog’s various options? This article will show you some of the options for customising the workspace using the Browser node of the Preferences tree control.

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pgAdmin User Management in Server Mode

Author: Aditya Toshniwal, date: Aug. 24, 2023

pgAdmin can be deployed as a web application by configuring the app to run in server mode. One can check out server deployment on how to run pgAdmin in server mode. In this blog, we will discuss how to manage the pgAdmin users when running in server mode.

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pgAdmin CI/CD

Author: Dave Page, date: Aug. 24, 2023

Almost exactly three years ago I wrote a blog on my personal page entitled Testing pgAdmin which went into great detail discussing how we test pgAdmin prior to releases. Back then, all of the automated testing was performed using Jenkins, with a number of jobs that ran various test suites whenever new code was checked in. All of this infrastructure ran in a virtual private cloud on AWS consisting of a large number of virtual machines and other resources, hosted for the project by EDB. I recently undertook a project to move the testing infrastructure to our Github project, using Github Actions.

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News

2024-02-09 - pgAdmin 4 v8.3 Released

The pgAdmin Development Team is pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 8.3. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 16 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

Notable changes in this release include:

Features:

  • Allow drag-n-drop column’s collection tree node as comma-separated columns.
  • Added support to rename columns in Views.
  • Added BYPASSRLS|NOBYPASSRLS option while creating a Role.
  • Added support for column storage syntax while creating table.
  • Use COOKIE_DEFAULT_PATH or SCRIPT_NAME in the session cookie path.
  • Added configurable parameter to enable support for PasswordExecCommand in server mode.

Bugs/Housekeeping:

  • Fixed an issue where format SQL was messing up the operator. Included many other feature changes.
  • Fixed an issue where formatting inserts empty lines in specific cases.
  • Add support for selecting a schema in the backup database dialog with no tables, mviews, views, or foreign tables.
  • Fixed a UI border issue on the dependencies tab for columns with icons.
  • Fixed an issue where multiple errors were showing if the user did not have connect privileges.
  • Fixed an issue where group membership information was displayed incorrectly.
  • Ensure that the correct SQL is generated when changing the column data type to "char".
  • Fixed an issue pgAdmin fails to launch due to inconsistent PATH variable name on windows.
  • Fix a backend server error when creating a named restore point.

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2024-01-11 - pgAdmin 4 v8.2 Released

The pgAdmin Development Team is pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 8.2. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 20 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

Notable changes in this release include:

Features:

  • Administer pgAdmin Users and Preferences Using the Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Allow users to convert the View/Edit table into a Query tool to enable editing the SQL generated.
  • Added copy server support, allowing the duplication of existing servers with the option to make certain modifications.
  • Added keep-alive support for SSH sessions when connecting to a PostgreSQL server via an SSH tunnel.

Bugs/Housekeeping:

  • Fixed an issue where the query tool title did not change after "Save As" until any new change was made.
  • Fixed an issue where export servers were not adding extensions if not specified.
  • Fixed an issue where pgAdmin imports servers to the wrong accounts for the external authentication.
  • Fixed an issue where an error occurred in the SQL tab when using an extended index(pgroonga).
  • Fixed an issue where DB Restrictions were not visible on the server dialog.
  • Ensure that the 'Dbo' schema is displayed as a regular schema rather than a system catalog schema.
  • Introduce LDAP configuration parameter LDAP_IGNORE_MALFORMED_SCHEMA to ignore fetching schema from the LDAP server.
  • Fixed an issue where Schema Diff not generating difference for missing columns.
  • Fixed an error ''amname' when generating ERD for the database containing partition tables.
  • Fixed an issue where the user is not able to cancel or terminate active queries from the dashboard.

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2023-12-14 - pgAdmin 4 v8.1 Released

The pgAdmin Development Team is pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 8.1. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 21 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

Notable changes in this release include:

Features:

  • Add support for generating ERD for a schema.
  • Add support for creating a function with a custom return type.

Bugs/Housekeeping:

  • Fixed several accessibility-related issues for enhanced usability.
  • Ensure that indexes created by constraints are visible in the object explorer when "Show system objects" is enabled.
  • Provide a way to bypass the SSL cert verification for OAuth2 provider.
  • Fixed an issue where reading process logs throws an error when DATA_DIR is moved to a networked drive.
  • Remove the 'Close Window' submenu specifically for OSX to prevent unintended closure of the entire application.
  • Fixed an issue where syntax error was not highlighted in the query tool.
  • Reverse engineer serial columns when generating ERD for database/table.
  • Fixed an issue where the Schema was not visible in the dropdown for table properties or when creating a new table.
  • Ensure that the correct timezone is set for Docker deployments.
  • Fixed an issue where all rows and filter rows buttons of the object explorer toolbar were disabled for views and other supported nodes.

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2023-11-23 - pgAdmin 4 v8.0 Released

The pgAdmin Development Team is pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 8.0. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 29 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

Note:

This is a new major version of pgAdmin 4. In this upgraded version, we've incorporated updates to essential components such as Flask, Werkzeug, and various other modules. Notably, the default installation path for Windows operating systems has changed, and the version folder has been eliminated. Consequently, users are advised to perform a manual uninstallation of the previous version for a seamless transition to the new release.

Notable changes in this release include:

Features:

  • Replace the current layout library wcDocker with ReactJS based rc-dock.
  • Changes in the context menu on panel tabs - Add close, close all and close others menu items.
  • Allow closing all the tabs, including SQL and Properties.
  • Have close buttons on individual panel tabs instead of common.

Bugs/Housekeeping:

  • Upgrade Flask, Werkzeug and other modules depends on the latest version of Flask.
  • Add DROP SQL for foreign keys in SQL generated by ERD when using WITH DROP option.
  • Fixed an issue where psql was not taking the role used to connect in server properties.
  • Fixed an issue where Geometry Viewer renders geometry incorrectly after trying to view 3D or non-4326 SRID geometry.
  • Fix an issue where the default server-group is being deleted if the load-server json file contains no servers.
  • Fixed an issue where Schema Diff does not work when the user language is set to any language other than English in Preferences.
  • Fix an issue where OAUTH_ADDITIONAL_CLAIMS does not recognise AzureAD with > 150 groups.
  • Fix an issue where import/export data is not working for shared servers.
  • Fix a crash issue occurring when debugging a function with arguments when using pgAdmin with external config database.
  • Fixed an issue where the change server password is not working in desktop mode.

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2023-10-19 - pgAdmin 4 v7.8 Released

The pgAdmin Development Team is pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 7.8. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 21 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

Notable changes in this release include:

Features:

  • GUI representation of the system's activity using the 'system_stats' extension
  • This feature is used to see the GUI representation of the system's activity using the 'system_stats' extension. Added a new tab 'System Statistics' under the Dashboard tab. This new tab contains the details about CPU, Memory, and Storage.

  • Add support for foreign table's new functionality for PG 11 and above.
  • Allow setting custom username for shared servers, with default as username of server being shared.
  • Add 'GENERATED ALWAYS AS..' option while creating column constraints for Foreign Table
  • Added 'load_balance_hosts' connection string parameter for PG 16 and above.

Bugs/Housekeeping:

  • Fixed an issue in ERD tool where the downloaded images have a few links cut.
  • Fixed an issue where user was not able to assign new/old columns as primary key once column with primary key is deleted.
  • Add support for setting prepare threshold in server connection.
  • Fix an issue where global/native keyboard shortcuts are not working when any cell of data output grid has focus.
  • Fixed query history slowness issue by storing query only for those having certain threshold max length.
  • Ensure that the backup works properly for PG 16 on the latest docker image.
  • Fixed an issue where non-super PostgreSQL users are not able to terminate their own connections from dashboard.
  • Fix an issue where scale in columns is not allowed to have value as 0 or below.
  • Fix an issue in graphical explain plan where query tool crashes when the plan has parallel workers details and sort node is clicked for details.
  • Fix an issue where user login is not working if username/email contains single quote in server mode.

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The current version of pgAdmin 4 is 8.3

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