DB Reverse

Easiest way to import database tables into Astah, and auto-generate ER Diagrams with imported tables quickly.


Compatible with
Astah Professional 6.6.4 or later
Latest Version
1.0.8 (Updated: July 18, 2017)


How to Install

    1. Download the Plug-in file by clicking the blue Download button at the top of this page.


    1. After the download is complete, drag the downloaded .jar file to an open instance of Astah. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm installation, choose [Yes].


    1. If the pop-up below opens, restart Astah.

      The [Plugin] menu exists in Astah version 7.2 or later.


    1. If the [DB Reverse] option is added under [Tools], installation is complete!



How to Use

    1. Go to [Tools] – [DB Reverse].


    1. [DB Reverse] window opens. Configure the information to connect to a specific Database and then click [Connect].
      A JDBC driver is required. If you don’t have one, download the JDBC driver that fits your requirements.

      Optins under Connect using:

      Others [get schema] Imports table information by schema
      Others [set category] Imports table information by category


      Example: How to enter when connecting HSQLDB

      URL jdbc:hsqldb:hsql://localhost
      User sa
      Password xxxxx
      JDBC Driver org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver
      Driver path C:\hsqldb-2.2.5\hsqldb\lib\hsqldb.jar


      Example: How to enter when connecting SQLServer

      URL jdbc:sqlserver://localhost:1433/database name
      User xxxxx
      Password xxxxx
      JDBC Driver com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver
      Driver path C:\xxx\sqljdbc42.jar


  1. Table models will be imported. To generate an ER Diagram from the imported models, click [Auto Create ER Diagram] on the package’s pop-up menu.


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Version Update Compatible with Download
1.0.7 2016.10.13 Version 6.6.4 or later
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