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Re: Forgot Root Password

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Ray Stell <stellr(at)cns(dot)vt(dot)edu>
Cc: Kranti K K Parisa? <kranti(dot)parisa(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Forgot Root Password
Date: 2008-04-26 15:09:15
Message-ID: 4813459B.9000001@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Ray Stell wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 11:00:35AM +0530, Kranti K K Parisa? wrote:
>> Can anyone suggest a way to retrieve/update the postgres root password ?
> 
> 
> edit pg_hba.conf so that localhost connections from localhost are trusted maybe like
> this:
> 
> host    all         all         127.0.0.1/32          trust
> 
> you have to restart, but then you can do an alter user and so can all the other local
> users.

You do not need to restart, just reload.

pg_ctl -D data reload

Joshua D. Drake



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