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Toad Edge 2.0.9 - User Guide

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User Interface

Connections View

All of your existing connections can be found in this view. You can edit or delete them as well as add new ones.

To create a new connection

  1. Click New Connection or click Connect in application toolbar and select New Connection
  2. Select your Database Platform
  3. Fill in the Connection Settings. You can Test Connection before you actually create it to see whether Toad Edge is able to connect to your database successfully
  4. Optionally, check Custom connection string and edit it
  5. Adjust your new Connection Details, such as name, color, and Autocommit
  6. Optionally, enter your secure connection details:
    • In SSL Authentication click Enable SSL and enter paths or click browse to set your Certificate authority file, Certification file and Key file
    • In SSH Authentication click Enable SSH and set your SSH connection details. Optionally, enable Certificate Authorization and enter the path to your certificate and your passphrase
  7. Click Finish to save the connection
Button Option Description
Link with Editor If enabled, bringing a window (Worksheet, Object Detail and Describe Object...) into focus will highlight the window in Connections View and selecting the window in Connections view will bring it into focus
New Connection Displays a dialog where you can create a new connection as described above
Connect Selected Connects the selected connection
Disconnect Selected Disconnects the selected connection
To create like connection
  • Right-click any connection in Connections and select Copy Connection to use its settings to create a similar database connection
Connection properties

Existing connections, connection drivers and performance settings can be configured in this dialog.

To configure a connection

  • Right-click any connection in Connections and select Properties
Tab Description
Connection Settings This tab contains connection settings identical to those that are set when a connection is created
Connection Details

You can set the following options here:

  • Connection name - Add a custom name for your connection
  • Connection color - Select a color for your connection
  • Description - Add a custom description
  • AutoCommit - Check to enable Autocommit feature for the conection
  • Restore previous work after login - Automatically restores the previous Toad Edge session
SSL Authentication
  • Enable SSL and enter paths or click browse to set your Certificate authority file, Certification file and Key file
  • SSH Authentication
  • Enable SSH and set your SSH connection details. Optionally, enable Certificate Authorization and enter the path to your certificate and your passphrase
  • Driver Settings You can choose which available JDBC driver should be used by the connection. Add a new driver, Remove a selected driver. Click Suggest to let Toad Edge decide which driver is the most appropriate for you
    Performance This tab contains settings which determine the performance of the connection by loading objects in Object Explorer in a specific way. Click Auto Configure to let Toad Edge decide for you

    Error View

    This view provides you with information about issues encountered during the execution of SQL statements.

    • Click the error description to highlight the statement that caused the problem while working with Worksheet
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