Chapter 4. Using SSL

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Configuring the Server

Configuring the PostgreSQL server for SSL is covered in the main documentation , so it will not be repeated here. Before trying to access your SSL enabled server from Java, make sure you can get to it via psql . You should see output like the following if you have established a SSL connnection.

$ ./bin/psql -h localhost -U postgres
psql (9.6.2)
SSL connection (protocol: TLSv1.2, cipher: ECDHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384, bits: 256, compression: off)
Type "help" for help.