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Re: win32 pgsql not installable

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>,pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: win32 pgsql not installable
Date: 2004-07-28 07:56:45
Message-ID: 200407280756.i6S7ujU00363@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > > >I know I'm going to go on some people's nerves, but it's necessary.
> > > >
> > > >With the current "run-as-non-admin" restriction the 
> > windows installer 
> > > >doesn't work, and it will probably be ridiculously 
> > difficult to make 
> > > >it work unless this restriction is redesigned.
> > > 
> > > Not commenting on the other parts, but *huh*? The windows installer 
> > > works just fine. It does require that you manually set up a 
> > non-admin 
> > > account, but it certainly *works*...
> > 
> > And you have to tell the system that user can start a service.
> 
> Yes and no.
> The *service account* needs permissions to "Log On as a Service". It
> specifically does *NOT* need permission to start/stop services, or any
> other admin privileges.

Right, under Administrative Tools, Local Security, User Rights
Assignment, I added 'postgres' to "Log On as a Service".

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