I guess what you mean is to remove the "role" postgres so that you can
redefine it as a normal user and not remove the binaries that are
installed with Postgres as they can be overridden by having right PATH
Its easy... Modify /etc/user_attr and remove type=role from the postgres
line and modify /etc/passwd to set a home path and change default shell
to /bin/sh or /bin/bash and set password for it.. and now you have a
Is this what you are trying to do?
Thomas Bräutigam wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a software solution with a postgres database. The user postgres
> is abolutly needed for my software.
> With Solaris 10, Postgres is automatically installed and uses the user
> postgres. How can I easily remove the current postgres install from
> this Solaris 10? Is there a process which is provided from Solaris to
> remove it? Whats the best way to do it?
> Thank you for your help.
> Cheers Thomas
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