How to Configure SQL Developer to Connect to PostgreSQL

A client likes to use Oracle SQL Developer to connect to PostgreSQL databases. During the configuring, some errors occurred. This post shows how to resolve the configuration issues from Oracle SQL Developer and third party libraries .

The typical issue is you will get the following errors when connecting to PostgreSQL database by using non ‘postgres’ users.

Failure -FATAL: database "user1" does not exist

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So it is not correct that we have to use ‘postgres’ username which is the same name as database name to connect to PostgreSQL databases. Instead, any user can be used to connect to a PostgreSQL database.


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