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Re: COPY permissions problem - Windows XP

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
To: "Nolen, Terry" <Terry(dot)Nolen(at)sabre(dot)com>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY permissions problem - Windows XP
Date: 2005-12-22 01:10:08
Message-ID: 20051222011008.GR72143@decibel.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 04:32:17PM -0600, Nolen, Terry wrote:
> I'm new to postgresql and I'm trying to test the copy command with a csv
> file.  I keep getting an error which states that I don't have read
> permissions.
> 
> My database is owned by postgres, and I'm signed in as postgres.  The
> table that I'm placing the data into has a different owner.  I've tried
> changing privileges in windows to allow all access to everyone on this
> machine access.  I've even shared the machine with external users.  I've
> move the file to different directorys and created a tablespace with my
> new table in it, into the postgres data directory.
> 
> I see this type of error on many boards, but they tend to be with a
> flavor of unix.  I'm really not getting the premise behind what is going
> on and why.   Could you please assist?

We need to know exactly what command you're trying to run, if it's in
psql or something else, and the exact error message.
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