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Re: Invalid User ID: 0

From: Mike G <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: Howard Bagcat <howard(at)mu(dot)edu(dot)ph>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Invalid User ID: 0
Date: 2004-07-21 05:19:14
Message-ID: 20040721051914.GB32649@localhost.localdomain (view raw or whole thread)
Lists: pgsql-admin
What account is the postmaster service running under?  Postgres or someother account?

What version of postgres and windows is this running on?

On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:14:05AM +0800, Howard Bagcat wrote:
> Anyone,
> I am troubled on logging on to my postgresql running under Cygwin. Postmaster says, "Fatal: Invalid User ID 0" after connecting. I
> know for sure that the username that I am using to log is existing. Thinking that having a new user will solve the problem, I
> tried creating a new user but same error was displayed. I tried working on psql in the hope that I can connect to postgresql but
> the same has occured. 
> I checked the Postmaster if it can determine the availability of the database in the system catalog by logging on to a
> non-existing database and the Postmaster says, "Fatal: database "foo" does not exist in the system catalog". But as I tried to
> connect to an existing database, "Invalid User ID 0" showed up. It seems to me that pgsql users' database have been corrupted. 
> BTW, postmaster started without errors.
> Your guiding ideas and tips are highly appreciated.
> PS. The database that I am trying to connect to is a production database working for 3 days and in a snap back-up cannot be
> created due to the above problem. Hope anyone of you can help.
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