Connecting via ODBC

The best way to connect to bit.io when you're on Windows is via ODBC.

First, download the PostgreSQL ODBC driver for version 12 of Postgres:
64 bit download.
32 bit download.

Unzip this, and install it via the included MSI file.

Open up the ODBC Data Source application on your Windows Machine, and add a new source:

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Click Add... and choose the Postgres Unicode driver:

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Click Finish.

Click "Configure" and add your username, set the server to bit.io and use your password from the connect dialog on your repo page. Leave the Database field blank!

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Hit Save and you're all done!


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