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Re: Closing 5432 to the outside

From: Mo Holkar <pgsql(at)digitalmindgames(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Closing 5432 to the outside
Date: 2001-09-29 13:08:16
Message-ID: 5.1.0.14.2.20010929140324.04a02b80@pop.ntlworld.com (view raw or flat)
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If you start postmaster without the -i switch, that should prevent access 
from anywhere non-local.

(Or if you want to be more selective, edit your pg_hba.conf file, which 
controls what IP addresses are or aren't allowed to access, and under what 
conditions.)

best,

Mo

At 16:41 28/09/01, you wrote:
>Hi folks !
>
>How can I close pgsql port to the outside ? I am accessing pg-databases only
>from (the local net and) the server itself via coldfusion so the port does
>not have to be visible to eth0 ?
>
>How can I do this ? Is there a start option for this ? I vaguely remember
>having seen something about it somewhere but could not find in docs.
>
>Any hint or insight / explanation into this would be greatly appreciated.
>
>Thanks in advance,
>
>aarni
>
>I am running RH 7.1 and PG 7.0
>
>
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