This script demonstrates how to enable SSL mode for a PostgreSQL server. It uses Docker but the same approach is valid when running a standalone server.
It starts the server, pauses whilst it initialises, and then uses the
psql client to check that a secure connection can be established. “SSL connection” should be printed if it successful.
The script uses a self-signed certificate for demonstration purposes so if you wish to make a client connection using JDBC you’ll need to use a URL of the form