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EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server

Technical Alert/Update Information

Technical Alert Name
EDB Technical Update for Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server
Product Type
Postgres Plus Advanced Server
Release Date
Technical Alert Details
Technical Update
EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server

This update is notifying you of a new software release EDB Postgres™ Advanced Server EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.6 is built on the open source PostgreSQL 9.6, which introduces an impressive number of improvements that enable databases to scale up and scale out in more efficient ways. PostgreSQL 9.6 also includes new monitoring capabilities that offer more visibility into the internal operations of the system such as vacuum progress monitoring and exposure of low level wait states in pg_stat_statements.

Highlights of release include: This update contains the following fixes:
  • RM44018 - Fix pg_dump to not dump pldbgapi extensions. [#886983]
  • RM43983 - Convert RAW to VARCHAR before assigning to VARCHAR variable. [#865427]
  • RM44047 - Correct CALL statement's function expression handling in ecpg.
  • RM44025 - Add support for edb_filter_log.
  • RM43962 - dblink_oci: Don't allow password and obfuscated_password options together.
  • RM43873 - Fix to_char() for formats like spell mode, "IWW", "SPTH", "DDD", "D (day of the week)" etc. to make to_char() more redwood and PG compatible.
*References in the square brackets are the customer case numbers.

For Windows:
  • If you have the system temp pointing to the non-default location then you must make sure it is secure and matches the permissions with  "C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Temp"
For Linux:
  • If you have PostGIS installed and choose to upgrade to EPAS then you must also upgrade PostGIS.
This announcement is for EDB customers who are using, or are interested in, EDB Postgres Advanced Server and have a database subscription purchased for:
  • EDB Postgres Enterprise Edition
This update is available via StackBuilder Plus.

This update is also available as an RPM package that can be downloaded from the repository. To setup your credentials and gain access to the yum repository, please submit a request:

Please review the Installation Guide for more details: TROUBLESHOOTING 
If you experience any problems installing the new software please contact Technical Support at:
Phone: US: +1-732-331-1320 or 1-800-235-5891
UK: +44-2033719820
Brazil: +55-2139581371
India: +91-20-66449612
Version history
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Last update:
‎08-26-2019 04:49 PM
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