52.25. 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 52.25. pg_foreign_table Columns

Column Type


ftrelid oid (references pg_class . oid )

The 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