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Re: postgres hab modification without restarting

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Hornyak Laszlo <kocka(at)tigrasoft(dot)hu>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgres hab modification without restarting
Date: 2003-08-27 03:40:05
Message-ID: 200308270340.h7R3e5h26511@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Treat wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 09:15, Hornyak Laszlo wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > 
> > Is it possible to make the postmaster re-read the pg_hba.conf when needed
> > without pg_ctl restarting the database? I think I could send a unix signal
> > to it, it would simly re-read the file and apply the information for new
> > incoming connection requests.
> > I was looking for this info in the documentation and lists but I did not
> > find anything.
> > 
> 
> pg_ctl reload sends the signal to reread the config files
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.3/interactive/app-pg-ctl.html
> 
> some parameters can only be set at server start
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.3/interactive/runtime-config.html

I think the 'postgres' manual page explains the actual signals used.

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