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Use the Server dialog to describe a connection to a server. Note: you must ensure that the pg_hba.conf file of the server from which you are connecting allows connections from the host of the client.
Use the fields in the General tab to identify the server:
Click the Connection tab to continue.
Use the fields in the Connection tab to configure a connection:
Click the SSL tab to continue.
Use the fields in the SSL tab to configure SSL:
If pgAdmin is installed in Server mode (the default mode), you can use the platform-specific File manager dialog to upload files that support SSL encryption to the server. To access the File manager dialog, click the icon that is located to the right of each of the following fields.
WARNING: In Server mode, certificates, private keys, and the revocation list are stored in the per-user file storage area on the server, which is owned by the user account under which the pgAdmin server process is run. This means that administrators of the server may be able to access those files; appropriate caution should be taken before choosing to use this feature.
Click the SSH Tunnel tab to continue.
Use the fields in the SSH Tunnel tab to configure SSH Tunneling:
You can use the “SSH Tunnel” tab to connect pgAdmin (through an intermediary
proxy host) to a server that resides on a network to which the client may
not be able to connect directly.
Click the Advanced tab to continue.
Use the fields in the Advanced tab to configure a connection:
NOTE: The password file option is only supported when pgAdmin is using libpq v10.0 or later to connect to the server.