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Re: how do i kill user sessions?

From: Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
To: "Ing(dot) Jhon Carrillo" <jdigital(at)cantv(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: how do i kill user sessions?
Date: 2005-05-11 20:26:23
Message-ID: 1115843183.3868.237.camel@state.g2switchworks.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 15:08, Ing. Jhon Carrillo wrote:
> I have a problem  with the users administration. When I want to erase
> (drop) some databases there's an error: ** database "name_db" is being
> accessed by other users.**  I want to kill the user sessions conected
> but i don't know how to do it   (Kill the user sessions).

First, use ps to find the pid of the offending users.  for instance:

ps ax|grep postgres|grep test
18925 pts/1    S      0:00 postgres: postgres test [local] idle

then, as the postgres superuser, kill the backend:

kill 18925

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