Just to mention the error I get is not a 'process isn't running' error
Error connecting to the server: FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host
"188.8.131.52", user "mike", database "template1", SSL off
Hope this helps.
Michael J Martin wrote:
> I realise this is probably my fault for not setting up Postgres
> properly so may question is how do you setup postgres to play nicely
> with pgAdmin?
> We're with a host provider who uses FreeBSD and installed postgresql
> using their tools, it's running and I can get to it by using the
> 'psql' command at the SSH prompt. I can even use 'createdb' etc. as
> root or as the 'pgsql' user on the system.
> I created a new user in postgres using: CREATE USER mike CREATEUSER
> PASSWORD 'whatevermypasswordis'.
> But when I connect using pgAdmin3 (winxp) it says connection refused.
> Ran a 'netstat' at the SSH prompt of the server and 5432 wasn't open
> but nor is 3306 and I can connect to the MySQL server on there running
> a front-end at my pc just fine.
> 'ps aux' says:
> pgsql 49576 0.0 0.1 15136 2076 ?? Is 6:46PM 0:00.04
> /usr/local/bin/postmaster (postgres)
> pgsql 49577 0.0 0.1 6868 2000 ?? I 6:46PM 0:00.01
> postmaster: stats buffer process (postgres)
> pgsql 49578 0.0 0.1 5940 2088 ?? I 6:46PM 0:00.01
> postmaster: stats collector process (postgres)
> 'pg_ctl status' as root says:
> pg_ctl: postmaster is running (PID: 49576)
> Command line was:
> 'pg_ctl' as unprivileged user says:
> pg_ctl: postmaster or postgres not running
> I guess I'm just stuck and need help anyone know how to get pgAdmin to
> connect to postgresql? Is there anything I missed when setting it up?
> Is there an IP wildcard I need to set somewhere, like the MySQL GRANT
> ALL ON *.* TO mike@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'whatevermypasswordis';?
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