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Version 7.8

Release date: 2023-10-19

This release contains a number of bug fixes and new features since the release of pgAdmin 4 v7.7.

Supported Database Servers

PostgreSQL: 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16

EDB Advanced Server: 12, 13, 14 and 15

Bundled PostgreSQL Utilities

psql, pg_dump, pg_dumpall, pg_restore: 16.0

New features

Issue #640 - Add support for foreign table’s new functionality for PG 11 and above.
Issue #6229 - Allow setting custom username for shared servers, with default as username of server being shared.
Issue #6373 - Add ‘GENERATED ALWAYS AS..’ option while creating column constraints for Foreign Table.
Issue #6797 - GUI representation of the system’s activity using the ‘system_stats’ extension.
Issue #6802 - Added ‘load_balance_hosts’ connection string parameter for PG 16 and above.

Housekeeping

Issue #6782 - Use PG16 as the default PostgreSQL version.

Bug fixes

Issue #4995 - Fixed an issue in ERD tool where the downloaded images have a few links cut.
Issue #5749 - Fixed an issue where user was not able to assign new/old columns as primary key once column with primary key is deleted.
Issue #6285 - Add support for setting prepare threshold in server connection.
Issue #6482 - Fixed an issue where the wrong message “Current database has been moved or renamed” is displayed when debugging any function.
Issue #6538 - Fixed an issue where Processes tab displays wrong server name in some scenario.
Issue #6579 - Fix an issue where global/native keyboard shortcuts are not working when any cell of data output grid has focus.
Issue #6666 - Fixed query history slowness issue by storing query only for those having certain threshold max length.
Issue #6674 - Fix an issue where foreign table column name becomes “none” if the user changes any column data type.
Issue #6718 - Pin the cryptography version to fix PyO3 modules initialisation error.
Issue #6790 - Ensure that the backup works properly for PG 16 on the latest docker image.
Issue #6799 - Fixed an issue where the user is unable to select objects on the backup dialog due to tree flickering.
Issue #6836 - Fixed an issue where non-super PostgreSQL users are not able to terminate their own connections from dashboard.
Issue #6851 - Fix an issue where scale in columns is not allowed to have value as 0 or below.
Issue #6858 - 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.
Issue #6865 - Fix an issue where user login is not working if username/email contains single quote in server mode.