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Re: Logs perms and ownership

From: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Steve Holdoway <steve(dot)holdoway(at)firetrust(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Logs perms and ownership
Date: 2008-08-26 02:22:45
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On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:11:13 +1200
Steve Holdoway <steve(dot)holdoway(at)firetrust(dot)com> wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 10:42:19 +1000
> <steve(at)outtalimits(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Is there a way to make the postgres logs readable by other users or
> > a group apart from postgres:postgres?
> > I am on postgres 8.1
> > 
> > I cannot see any feature to allow setting perms or ownership
> > 
 
> 
> Add that user to the postgres group?
> 

Actually that may or may not work. If the log directory is under
$PGDATA then it won't because $PGDATA must be 0700. If the log
directory is elsewhere or he is using syslog he can get around it.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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