Note that, if you’re using docker-compose, the Postgres connector library psycopg2 comes out of the box with Feris.

Postgres sample connection parameters:

  • User Name: UserName
  • Password: DBPassword
  • Database Host:
    • For Localhost: localhost or
    • For On Prem: IP address or Host name
    • For AWS Endpoint
  • Database Name: Database Name
  • Port: default 5432

The connection string looks like:


You can require SSL by adding ?sslmode=require at the end:


You can read about the other SSL modes that Postgres supports in Table 31-1 from this documentation.

More information about PostgreSQL connection options can be found in the SQLAlchemy docs and the PostgreSQL docs.

Last modified November 13, 2023: init (cb2a58c)