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Allow PostGIS warehouse connections via service names in addition to host/port/db

Status: Delivered
by on ‎11-01-2017 08:05 AM - last edited on ‎11-02-2017 12:21 PM by Technical Evangelist

As a user of PostGIS warehouses, I want to be able to connection to them via PostgreSQL service names as an alternative to the host/port/db combination, so that I can decouple connections from actual server names or IP addresses and have a more stable connection name should the server name change in the future.



See also


The following 2 environment variables specify the location of PostgreSQL service definition files (typically named pg_service.conf):




Status: Delivered
by Technical Evangelist
on ‎11-02-2017 12:22 PM
Status changed to: Candidate
by Technical Evangelist
on ‎12-19-2019 08:57 AM
Status changed to: Targeted for an upcoming release

This is targeted for GeoMedia 2020 Update 1.  - Hal

by Technical Evangelist
on ‎01-29-2020 06:39 AM

As a general policy, we are trying to retain symmetry when possible between GeoMedia and Spatial Modeler in their support for Oracle, SQL Server, PostGIS and GeoPackage.  But in this case the technology base will not permit connection via service name from the Spatial Modeler environment so this is implemented only for GeoMedia.  - Hal

by Technical Evangelist
on ‎04-06-2020 02:28 PM
Status changed to: Delivered