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Re: Location of pgpass.conf File

From: Marko Kreen <marko(at)l-t(dot)ee>
To: Lane Van Ingen <lvaningen(at)esncc(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Location of pgpass.conf File
Date: 2005-08-31 00:59:51
Message-ID: 20050831005951.GA18690@l-t.ee (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 07:51:58PM -0400, Lane Van Ingen wrote:
> Can somebody tell me (on Windows 2003) where the 'application subdirectory
> in the user's profile' is? I want to set up a pgpass.conf file. Nothing has
> worked so far. I am on version 8.0.0.
> 
> ---------------------- from the PostgreSQL
> Documentation -----------------------------------------
> 
> The file .pgpass in a user's home directory is a file that can contain
> passwords to be used if the connection requires a password (and no password
> has been specified otherwise). On Microsoft Windows the file is named
> %APPDATA%\postgresql\pgpass.conf (where %APPDATA% refers to the Application
> Data subdirectory in the user's profile).
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ----------------------

My guess:

\Documents and Settings\$USER\Application Data

-- 
marko


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