Configure database connection settings

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Ensure that your database connection settings are correctly configured.

  • Either your environment variables PGHOST, PGPORT and PGUSER are properly set.

  • Or you can set the environment variables SEPTENTRION_HOST, SEPTENTRION_PORT, SEPTENTRION_USERNAME.

  • configuration file septentrion.ini

  • If you don’t want to use environment variables, you can use the –host, –port or –username options when running the migration.

Configure extra files settings

If you need additional schema files to initialize your database you can use specify to list of files, one for the files that must be run before the main schema, and one for the files that must be run after.

In your configuration file you can add:


You can also use the cli options –before-schema-file and –after-schema-file.