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Re: intializing problem with postgresql-8.0.4-binaries-no-installer.zip

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,"Shahid Manzoor" <shahid(dot)manzoor(at)ifomis(dot)uni-saarland(dot)de>
Cc: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: intializing problem with postgresql-8.0.4-binaries-no-installer.zip
Date: 2005-11-04 19:02:12
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE92E7F9@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> > I want to run the 
> postgresql-8.0.4-binaries-no-installer.zip version 
> > of the postgresql in windows 2000 environment. When I run initdb 
> > command I got the following error message.
> 
> > The server must be started under an unprivileged user ID to prevent
> 
> You cannot init or run the server from an admin account.  The 
> easiest thing to do is create a user and add to 'backup 
> operator' group.  Then do a runas to open command under that 
> user context and do initdb.

I would strongly advise you *not* to use the Backup Operators group -
that's a potential security problem.

Instead, grant he account the "log on locally" user right, if you want
to run it with runas.

//Magnus

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