Table 212 Command Line Options to Use When Invoking psql


-U username -W


Connects to the remote host hostname (if the database server isn't located on the local system).

Specifies n as the number of the port that the client should connect to. Note that this is a lowercase p.

Connects to the database as the user username.

Prompts for a password after connecting to the database. In PostgreSQL 7 and later, password prompting is automatic if the server requests a password after a connection has been established.

Displays a help message.

Several more options are available in addition to those listed in Table 21.2. See the psql's man page for details on all the available options.

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