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chown 'postgres': invalid user (win2000 install)

From: Ben <belhanan(at)netvision(dot)net(dot)il>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: chown 'postgres': invalid user (win2000 install)
Date: 2002-06-13 18:16:58
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Hi all

Am trying to install Postgres on a win2000 machine.  Am new to postgres, unix.

I am following the instractions at 
: for a NT services 
installation. (cygwin is already installed ofcourse).

followed all the steps, but at step 6
Change ownership of the PostgreSQL data directory: # chown postgres 

I'm getting the following error :
chown 'postgres': invalid user

Any help ?????



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