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51.25. pg_foreign_table

The catalog pg_foreign_table contains auxiliary information about foreign tables. A foreign table is primarily represented by a pg_class entry, just like a regular table. Its pg_foreign_table entry contains the information that is pertinent only to foreign tables and not any other kind of relation.

Table 51.25. pg_foreign_table Columns

Column Type

Description

ftrelid oid (references pg_class.oid)

OID of the pg_class entry for this foreign table

ftserver oid (references pg_foreign_server.oid)

OID of the foreign server for this foreign table

ftoptions text[]

Foreign table options, as keyword=value strings


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