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Re: Setting usesuper bit for user postgres.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: John Horvath <johnh(at)csse(dot)unimelb(dot)edu(dot)au>
Cc: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Setting usesuper bit for user postgres.
Date: 2007-07-18 14:26:32
Message-ID: 18110.1184768792@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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John Horvath <johnh(at)csse(dot)unimelb(dot)edu(dot)au> writes:
> The 'usesuper' bit for user "postgres" was set to 'f' by default in the 
> pg_shadow table in my
> PostgreSQL 7.4.2 installation when I installed it on my OS X host.

I seriously, seriously doubt that there was no superuser by default.

> Any pointers on how to fix the usesuper bit issue for user postgres when 
> this is the only DB "superuser"?

Standalone mode will make you a superuser.  See the postgres reference
page.

			regards, tom lane

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