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Re: Windows 8.0 Install Failure

From: "Mike G(dot)" <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: "Van Ingen, Lane" <lvaningen(at)ESNCC(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Windows 8.0 Install Failure
Date: 2005-01-22 05:53:19
Message-ID: 20050122055319.GB10642@thegodshalls.thegodshalls (view raw or flat)
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It sounds like the user account postgres tried to set up didn't work out.  Try removing that user account and recreating it with the restricted access option.  Then rerun the install program.

On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 01:14:20PM -0500, Van Ingen, Lane wrote:
> My install is failing on the display named "Service Configuration". The server is a Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition.
> Here is the dialog that took place: 
>    Install as a service (checked)
>    Service name: PostgreSQL Database Server 8.0 (default)
>    Account name: postgres (default)
>    Account Domain: MUSTCHANGE2
>    (nothing entered in the two password fields)
> Clicked "Next>"
>    User postgres was not found. Would you like the account to be created for you?
> Clicked "Yes"
>    Generated a random password is: <psw>
> Clicked "OK"
>    Successfully created the 'Logon as Service' right.
> Clicked "OK"
>    Successfully created the 'Logon as Local' right.
> Clicked "OK"
>    X  Invalid user name specified: Logon failure: user not allowed to login to this computer.
>  
> Checked Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Local Users & Groups > Users, and the account shows to be set up (don't know whether or not all of the options in the 7-tab box are set up correctly, however). 
>  
> Why is this login failing?
> 
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