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44.19. pg_foreign_server

The catalog pg_foreign_server stores foreign server definitions. A foreign server describes the connection to a remote server, managing external data. Foreign servers are accessed via foreign-data wrappers.

Table 44-19. pg_foreign_server Columns

Name Type References Description
srvname name   Name of the foreign server
srvowner oid pg_authid.oid Owner of the foreign server
srvfdw oid pg_foreign_data_wrapper.oid The OID of the foreign-data wrapper of this foreign server
srvtype text   Type of the server (optional)
srvversion text   Version of the server (optional)
srvacl aclitem[]   Access privileges; see GRANT and REVOKE for details
srvoptions text[]   Foreign server specific options, as "keyword=value" strings.