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How to create a connection to a database

In order to use hEIDI, a connection to a MSI db (Mass Spectrometer Identification database) is required. But it is possible to create a connection for all kind of databases and to execute queries on it.

In the Service window,

  • Expand the Drivers node
  • Select the database server type hosting your MSIdb: PostgreSQL
  • Right-click and select Connect using… in the context sensitive menu in order to enter the connection properties.

Connection to a Postgres server

Note :

  • :!: Information that appear in the screen shot below are dummy, ask your system admin for your serverhost/database/user/password in order to connect to your database :!:
  • MSIdb are most often created on postgreSQL databases server and in the Advanced tab, choose public as schema

how_to/dbconnection.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/24 15:38 by