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Re: connecting to postgresql

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Sun H Chi <schi67(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: connecting to postgresql
Date: 2004-09-16 20:51:21
Message-ID: 200409161351.21295.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Sun,

> I installed EMS postgres Admin (win) and I'm trying to connnect directly to
> the database (linux). I have specfied the host ip, default port 5432, and
> username(postgres), no password.  The server refused connection...I suspect
> it is because I have not set the configuration parameters for tcpip_socket
> = true in postgresql.conf.  The problem is...I can't locate this file
> anywhere on the server.

Have you run initdb on the server?  I suspect that you haven't.   Please see:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/app-initdb.html

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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