Spring Boot App | Driver claims to not accept jdbcUrl

When deploying my app, I am getting this error below (username,password and database censored).

Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: Driver org.postgresql.Driver claims to not accept jdbcUrl, jdbc:postgresql://:@dpg-cjuieb15mpss73e1at00-a/

Solutions Attempted:

  • tried both “postgres” and “postgresql”
  • tried both the internal and external Postgres URLs

Nevermind, I’ve got the issue. The jdbcUrl is not in the correct format. The correct url should be:


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