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'Create Metadata Tables' displays “Invalid procedure call or argument” message for PostGIS

by Technical Evangelist ‎07-28-2016 12:27 PM - edited ‎07-28-2016 12:30 PM (507 Views)

Symptoms

When Database Utilties is used to establish a PostGIS connection to a new PostgreSQL database and the 'Create Metadata Tables' command is selected for that connection an error message is displayed with the text "Invalid procedure call or argument".

Diagnosis

This error will occur if the PostGIS extension has not been created for the PostgreSQL database that you are connected to with Database Utilities.

Solution

Add the PostGIS extension for the PostgreSQL database in question.

 

CREATE EXTENSION postgis;

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