Creating PostgreSQL Users

Unlike with other databases, a PostgreSQL database cannot be created without a user. You must ensure you use the following sequence:


Create a PostgreSQL user.


Create a database.

Note: The first user in the list of users is the owner of a database, however the database can be used by others who obtain permissions from the owner.




To create a PostgreSQL database user, do the following:


Click the PostgreSQL Server icon on your control panel home page.


At the bottom of the page that shows, click the Add user icon to start creating a new user.




Fill the Add PostgreSQL user form on the PostgreSQL Users page.




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