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Re: Can't connect Win XP client to Linux server

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: rod(at)iol(dot)ie
Cc: Geoff Lane <geoff(at)gjctech(dot)co(dot)uk>, PostgreSQL ODBC <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Can't connect Win XP client to Linux server
Date: 2009-05-19 23:05:40
Message-ID: 19611.1242774340@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Raymond O'Donnell" <rod(at)iol(dot)ie> writes:
> On 19/05/2009 20:48, Geoff Lane wrote:
>> and after rebooting the server got the error:
>> FATAL: password authentication failed for user "geoff"

> Are you supplying the correct username/password combination in the ODBC
> connection? - It sounds like this sort of a problem.

Did you set a password for the "geoff" database user at all?
It isn't going to automatically use your system-level password...
see ALTER USER ... PASSWORD ...

			regards, tom lane

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