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Technical Update for EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager® (PEM) 7.6

Technical Alert Name
Technical Update for EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager® (PEM) 7.6
Product Type
Postgres Enterprise Manager
Release Date
Technical Alert Details

Technical Update

Postgres Enterprise ManagerⓇ (PEM) 7.6


This update is notifying you of a new software release, Postgres Enterprise ManagerⓇ (PEM) 7.6. PEM is an enterprise management tool designed to assist database administrators, system architects, and performance analysts in administering, monitoring, and tuning PostgreSQL and EnterpriseDB Postgres Advanced Server database servers. PEM is architected to manage and monitor anywhere from a handful, to hundreds of servers from a single console, allowing complete and remote control over all aspects of your databases.

Highlights of this release includes:

  • Support added for the performance diagnostic (edb_wait_stat) plugin for EDB Postgres Advanced ServerⓇ - Analyze the wait statistics of the database server for any time range, and diagnose query performance.

  • Users are now able to delete Server Groups in PEM (#737536) - Allow the user to delete the server groups.

  • Allow query plans to be downloaded as an SVG file (#816621) - Graphical Explain Plans of a query can be downloaded as an SVG file in the query editor.  

  • Ability to drop multiple objects at once from the collection Properties panel - Allow dropping/deleting multiple objects at once from the collection Properties panel.

  • Added 'Stop Process' button to cancel the process running for the external utilities used by Backup, Restore, Maintenance, and Import-Export - Allow user to terminate a process running for the external utilities used by the Backup/Restore/Maintenance/Import/Export functionalities from the process watcher notification/panel.

  • Migrate from Bootstrap 3 to Bootstrap 4

  • Support added to sslutils to work with OpenSSL 1.1+

This release also includes fixes for the issues:

  • Fix the HTTP Trace/track vulnerability in default PEM config (#784345, #818383)

  • Fix an issue with the pgAdmin create script for the function wrapped with edbwrap (#796491, #826396)

  • Connect to web server error for server level charts (#815806)

  • Monitor EFM with error: Failed to parse EFM JSON file (#826197)

  • Display EFM Status in streaming replication dashboard (#826397)

  • Ensure that Utilities (Backup/Restore/Maintenance/Import-Export) should not be started if binary path is wrong

  • Ensure previous notices are not removed from the Messages tab in the Query Tool if an error occurs during query execution

  • Allow the selection order to be preserved in the Select2 control to fix column ordering in data Import/Export

  • Increase the size of the resize handle of the edit grid text pop-out

  • Fix handling of array types as inputs to the debugger

  • Fix an issue that could cause the Query Tool to fail to render

  • Further improvements to treeview restoration

To be deprecated from the next release:

  • Bitrock installers on Linux will be deprecated from the next release and will be replaced by native packages RPM and Debian for Linux from the next release.  Bitrock installers on Windows will still be available.


For more details, please review the EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 7.6 documentation:


This announcement is for EDB customers who are using, or are interested in, EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 7.6 or have a database subscription purchased for:

  • Postgres Enterprise Manager v7.5, v7.4.x, v7.3.x,  v7.2.x, v7.1.x, v7.0.x, v6.0.x, v5.0.x

  • EDB Postgres Advanced Server 11.0.x, 10.0.x, 9.6.x

  • Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.5.x, 9.4.x, 9.3.x


This update is available from the EDB Postgres website ( or via Stack Builder Plus.

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

If you are installing a new system, please review the Installation Guide for more details (HTML - or PDF -

If you are upgrading from a previous release, please review the Upgrade Guide for more details (HTML - or PDF -

For more information, please review the PEM Getting Started Guide (HTML - or PDF -


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


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