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pgAdmin III v1.4.0 Beta 2 released

Posted on 2005-10-14

Beta 2 of pgAdmin 1.4.0, the graphical PostgreSQL administration tool for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris is now available for download

from http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/pgadmin3/beta/.

V1.4.0 contains a number of new features including:

  • Slony-I support

  • An SQL/shell job scheduling agent

  • PostgreSQL 8.1 support

  • Autovacuum administration

  • Roles

  • Stored procedures (ie. Functions with OUT parameters)

  • Prepared transactions

  • Allow server registration without connect

  • Allow connection selection in the query tool

  • Major source tree and architecture overhaul to allow further


  • Unix domain socket support

  • 'Guru Hints' to help new users

  • Password can be stored in .pgass/pgpass.conf files

  • New graphics throughout

  • Alert the user when a query finishes in the query tool if the window

is not active

As well as many other tweaks, improvements and bug fixes.

Please take some time to test the new beta and report any bugs to pgadmin-support@postgresql.org. With your help we can make this the most bug free release possible.

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