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Re: psql: FATAL: Password authentication failed for

From: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
To: Sudhakar Kurumella <kurumella(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql: FATAL: Password authentication failed for
Date: 2004-09-21 12:52:18
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Dave
On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 07:38, Sudhakar Kurumella wrote:
> Hi,
>  
> I am using postgresql windows based "8.0-beta2-dev3". I have provided
> default user and password while installing. When i am trying to
> connecto to psql through dos command prompt, i am getting following
> error:
>  
> [D:\Postgresql\8.0-beta2-dev3\bin]psql
> psql: FATAL:  Password authentication failed for user "Administrator"
>  
> I dont have user named "Administrator", i have only user "postgres"
> and my "pg_hba.conf" details are:
>  
> # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        CIDR-ADDRESS          METHOD
> local   all         postgres                          md5
> # IPv4-style local connections:
> host    all         all         127.0.0.1/32          md5
> # IPv6-style local connections:
> #host    all         all         ::1/128               md5
>  
> My question is how to connect postgres through the dos command prompt,
> to use commands such as pg_dump etc..
>  
> thanks,
> kuru
>  
> 
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