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Re: BUG #2998: Installation Failed due to Permissions

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Michael <michael(dot)chaim(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #2998: Installation Failed due to Permissions
Date: 2007-02-14 11:04:58
Message-ID: 20070214110458.GC26194@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 05:22:01AM +0000, Michael wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      2998
> Logged by:          Michael
> Email address:      michael(dot)chaim(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.2.3
> Operating system:   Windows XP SP2
> Description:        Installation Failed due to Permissions
> Details: 
> 
> I tried installing but I get 
> 
> Failed to set permission on the installed files.
> Please see the logfile in 'C:/<install_path>\8.2\tmp\pgpem.log'.
> 
> I am installing using my own admin account with full rights. Can you please
> help me to fix this?

did you check what's in the logfile?
Also, check  the permissinoso n the install path and all the way down -
full permissions for *your* account is required to set the permissions
(the service account only needs read on things except the data
directory)

//Magnus

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