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Re: pg_connect fails, pgsql works

From: John Cartwright <John(dot)C(dot)Cartwright(at)noaa(dot)gov>
To: "F(dot) Jovan Jester" <jesterj(at)groupspeak(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_connect fails, pgsql works
Date: 2008-03-11 13:59:44
Message-ID: 47D69050.2010607@noaa.gov (view raw or flat)
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Thanks for the suggestion Jovan.  It turned out to be a SELinux 
permissions issue that only affected apache processes.

-- john

F. Jovan Jester wrote:
> are you sure it's not some kind of firewall issue?
>
> can you post your pg_hba conf to make sure it's set up properly?
>
> Only other thing i can think of is to try changing the host to IP 
> address form, in case there's some kind of DNS resolution problem.
>
> hope that helps,
>
> -Jovan
>
>
> On 3/10/08, *John Cartwright* <John(dot)C(dot)Cartwright(at)noaa(dot)gov 
> <mailto:John(dot)C(dot)Cartwright(at)noaa(dot)gov>> wrote:
>
>     Hello All,
>
>     I'm using php 5.1.6 on a RHEL 5 system connecting to a postgresql
>     server
>     version 8.2.3.   I think that TCP connections are enabled correctly in
>     the server's pg_hba.conf and I can successfully connect from the
>     client
>     using pgsql.  However, trying to use pg_connect() w/ a call like:
>
>     $con = pg_connect("host='postgres1.ngdc.noaa.gov
>     <http://postgres1.ngdc.noaa.gov>' port=5432
>     sslmode='allow' user='test' password='mypassword' dbname='test'")
>
>
>     fails saying:
>
>       Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: could not connect to server:
>     Permission denied\n\tIs the server running on host
>     &quot;postgres1.ngdc.noaa.gov&quot; and accepting\n\tTCP/IP
>     connections
>     on port 5432?
>
>     I'm perplexed since I can connect w/ pgsql from the same workstation
>     using the same database, user, password.
>
>     Can anyone help me out here?
>
>     Thanks!
>
>     -- john
>
>
>
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