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Re: Assigning Password to New created user

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Ashish Karalkar <ashish(dot)karalkar(at)info-spectrum(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Assigning Password to New created user
Date: 2007-06-05 15:10:51
Message-ID: 1181056251.15764.322.camel@linda.lfix.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 11:34 +0530, Ashish Karalkar wrote:
> Hello All,
>  
> I am trying to create database creation script.
> Authentication method in pg_hba.conf is set to 'Password'.
>  
> 1) I want to create a new user and want to assign a password to it
> internally (Something like  createuser qsweb -P <password>)
> 2) When  script issue command it ask for Superuser password. is there
> any way to provide this also internally??
>  
You can put it in a .pgpass file in your home directory :
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/interactive/libpq-pgpass.html
Make sure the permissions are 0600.

Or (not recommended for security reasons) you can set and export the
environment variable PGPASSWORD.
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