I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer.

Am I missing any step in FME data migration process?

I used the 'drop&create' table handling option in FME.

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QGIS needs a Primary Key to translate the edits back to the table. One way to do this is to add it as an attribute in the (Feature)Writer:

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