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How Do I get to my terminal in order to place my flags connections string to obtain the psql prompt

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Control PanelsDatabasesDigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL Database

I am trying to use managed databases to stage my application for users evaluation.
I have created the database defaultdb and i have ALL the parameters to connect to my Database.
The instruction is
To connect using the flags format, paste the entire command from the control panel in your terminal:

I have looked at my control panel and can see where to paste the string. Where
is my terminal ( or how do i reach it)

Thanks

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Hello, @techsupport19fe

You can check our existing tutorial on Connecting to a Managed MySQL Database

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-connect-to-managed-database-ubuntu-18-04#connecting-to-a-managed-mysql-database

You can use the terminal on your PC or use a database client like MySQL Workbench.

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

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