[OSGeo Africa] PostgreSQL connection in ArcGIS

Victoria Rautenbach victoria.rautenbach at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 23:07:53 PDT 2019

Hi Hugo

This topic was discussed recently on the PostGIS user list. You can access
the archives here,
https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/postgis-users/2019-August/thread.html  I
have not tested this, but the suggestion was the following,
 But I do agree with Tim, QGIS might be a better option.


On Mon, Sep 2, 2019 at 2:06 PM Hugo Paul <hugo.paul at geoafrika.co.za> wrote:

> Good afternoon
> While we are on the FOSS topic, has anyone ever encountered the following?
> I have PostgreSQL and PostGIS installed on a PC in my local network
> environment which serves as a small server. Loading the PostGIS data in
> QGIS is a breeze, I simply type in the IP address, database name and login
> details and all my layers are there. In ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 this is not the
> case, it simply does not want to connect, I’ve tried using the IPV4 and
> IPV6 addresses, I’ve googled, searched stack exchange, etc. but couldn’t
> find a helpful answer anywhere, all my settings are correct as per ESRI’s
> online help manual, but still no luck..
> Any advice would be appreciated please.
> Kind regards
> Hugo
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