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Re: ODBC from MS Access

From: "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ODBC from MS Access
Date: 2010-07-15 21:14:27
Message-ID: 20100715211427.GD27591@rice.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:49:39AM -0700, Richard Broersma wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Joseph Doench <jdoench(at)cinci(dot)rr(dot)com> wrote:
> 
> 
> > FYI, I am running Access 2007.
> >
> > I’ve read some of the PG documentation…
> >
> > checked and confirmed that:
> >
> > posgreSQL.conf contains listen_addresses='*'.
> >
> > Added a line to pg_hba.conf containing:
> >
> > host      all      all       myIPaddress        trust
> >
> > …using ‘postgres’  or ‘projop’  for the database name.
> >
> > …using ‘postgres’ as the username;  no password
> >
> > Getting an error message: 'No connection could be made because the target
> > machine actively refused it.’
> 
> 
> Are you able to log in locally using psql with these credentials?

And did you restart the postmaster after adding the lines to
pg_hba.conf? Also, realize that the first line in pg_hba.conf that
matches your access attempt is the one that matters: if you tacked that
on at the end, there's likely an earlier line that's rejecting you.

Ross
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