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Re: pg_hba changes not honored

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Sriram Dandapani" <sdandapani(at)counterpane(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_hba changes not honored
Date: 2006-08-23 22:10:57
Message-ID: 25026.1156371057@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Sriram Dandapani" <sdandapani(at)counterpane(dot)com> writes:
> When I update pg_hba.conf to disallow certain client machines from
> connectiong (update pg_hba.conf, pg_ctl reload), I still see new
> connections appearing in the process list from the clients I want to
> disconnect.

Sounds to me like a mistake in your pg_hba file, ie, there is still
a line that allows them to connect.  We've also heard of people editing
the wrong copy of pg_hba.conf, or sighup'ing the wrong postmaster ...

			regards, tom lane

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