Error validating app spec field "databases.version": "15" is not a supported database version

When trying to create my DO App Platform infrastructure with Terraform, I receive the following error:

error validating app spec field “databases.version”: “15” is not a supported database version

The database section of the app spec file is as follows:

database {
      name         = "${var.pg_edgedb_service_name}-${terraform.workspace}"
      engine       = "PG"
      version      = var.pg_edgedb_ver
      production   = terraform.workspace == "prod" ? true : false
      cluster_name = "edgedb-postgres-cluster-${terraform.workspace}"

I receive the same error whether I pass in 15 , 14, or 13 for the version attribute. 12 seems to work–there is at least not an immediate field validation error. If I create a DB manually in the UI, versions 13, 14, and 15 are available for selection, and I can’t find any documentation to suggest that at least 13 shouldn’t work, so this has me pretty confused.

What versions are actually supported? Where can I find relevant documentation?

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Im having an identical issue, following along with the zero to production in Rust book. My spec.yaml file’s database section looks very similar, just with more hard coded values:

name: zero2prod
region: sfo
  - name: zero2prod
    dockerfile_path: ./Dockerfile
    source_dir: .
      branch: master
      deploy_on_push: true
      repo: voidKandy/zero2prod
      http_path: /health_check
    http_port: 8000
    instance_count: 1
    instance_size_slug: basic-xxs
      - path: /
  - engine: PG
    name: newsletter
    num_nodes: 1
    size: db-s-dev-database
    version: "15"

I’m getting the identical error message: error validating app spec field "databases.version": "15" is not a supported database version This happens regardless of the number I set the version to. This is very confusing, I would love to be directed to some relevant documentation as nothing I’ve found in the DO docs have been of any help

Bobby Iliev
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February 23, 2023

Hi there,

I believe that this could be related to the production flag, does it work if you set this to true and then try it again?

I believe that the default version for the dev databases is 12 hence it is failing when production is set to false.

Let me know how it goes!



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