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Re: installing without shell access

From: Tino Schwarze <postgresql(at)tisc(dot)de>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: installing without shell access
Date: 2008-11-10 17:02:39
Message-ID: 20081110170239.GB32370@easy2.in-chemnitz.de (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 09:50:09AM -0600, Dana Holland wrote:
> Is it at all possible to get pgsql installed on a system without access 
> to a shell?  A friend is wanting me to install a particular bulletin 
> board system on her website; however, her hosting plan only provides the 
> MySQL database - the bulletin board requires pgsql.  And her hosting 
> plan has no ssh access.
> 
> So, is it possible to install the database with only ftp access to the 
> account?

No. You need to be able to at least start the server process which you
cannot do via FTP.

HTH,

Tino.

-- 
"What we nourish flourishes." - "Was wir nähren erblüht."

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