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Re: when to modify..

From: Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>
To: Lori <lorid(at)dri(dot)edu>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: when to modify..
Date: 2005-05-11 01:22:23
Message-ID: 42815E4F.7090909@travelamericas.com (view raw or flat)
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Lori wrote:

> Either Im tired or the documentation is confusing,
> when do I need to modify pg_hba.conf
> vs just doing a
> createuser
> thanks

create user creates a database user account.

pg_hba.conf provides a set of access permissions regarding where and how 
users and/or computers can connect to the database.

You MUST have both permission in the pg_hba.conf AND a valid user 
account to log in.

Does that make sense?

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers
Metatron Technology Consulting

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