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createdb: could not connect to database postgres: FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user "root" error

From: bijoy <bijoy(dot)franco(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: createdb: could not connect to database postgres: FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user "root" error
Date: 2009-03-28 11:08:27
Message-ID: 5e8819770903280408n71f19b7dn62ded4a7078a7957@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

i am new to database postgresql.

when i tried creating database using 'createdb', following error occuered.
createdb mydb
createdb: could not connect to database postgres: FATAL:  Ident
authentication failed for user "root"

What would be the reason.

Thanks in advance

bijoy

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