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Re: unix domain sockets on Windows.

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Jeff Rule <Jeffrey(dot)Rule(at)demandtec(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: unix domain sockets on Windows.
Date: 2012-01-01 15:20:41
Message-ID: 1325431241.14249.2.camel@vanquo.pezone.net (view raw or flat)
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On lör, 2011-12-31 at 17:06 -0800, Jeff Rule wrote:
> Does the postgres server support listening on unix domain sockets on windows?

No.

> It seems to me that they do not, but this is not called out directly in the documentation.
> 
> Listen_address in postgresql.conf
> 
>     listen_addresses = ''      # what IP address(es) to listen on;
>                         # comma-separated list of addresses;
>                         # defaults to 'localhost', '*' = all
>                         # (change requires restart)

It says right there that it controls what *IP addresses* to listen to.
It does not have anything to do with Unix-domain sockets.  There are
other options that control whether and where those are created.



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