Before you connect to a database, you must create a privileged account on the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL instance.


An AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL instance is created. For more information, see Create an instance.


  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL console.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the console, select the region where the instance resides.
  3. Find the instance that you want to manage and click its ID.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Account Management.
  5. O the Account Management page, click Create Account in the upper-right corner.
  6. In the Create Account panel, specify Account and New Password, and then confirm the password.
    The account name is subject to the following limits:
    • The name can contain lowercase letters, digits, and underscores (_).
    • The name must start with a lowercase letter and end with a lowercase letter or a digit.
    • The name cannot start with gp.
    • The name must be 2 to 16 characters in length.

    The password is subject to the following limits:

    • The password must contain at least three of the following character types: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and special characters.
    • The following special characters are supported:

      ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + - =

    • The password must be 8 to 32 characters in length.
  7. Click OK.


For more information about how to create a database account, see Create a database account.

What to do next

Connect to a database