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Re: initdb

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: dx k9 <bitsandbytes88(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: posgres support <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb
Date: 2009-01-14 00:47:14
Message-ID: 4640.1231894034@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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dx k9 <bitsandbytes88(at)hotmail(dot)com> writes:
> I just tried initdb with the -A pam option and no -W.  As expected, I
> can't log into the instance.  There is  a MD5 hash and postgres still
> defaults to password authentication even though I did not use the -W.
> Is this a bug?

No.  initdb is not intended to set up any possible authorization
configuration for you; it only handles two or three common cases.
Feel free to adjust the configuration files afterward.

			regards, tom lane

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