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Re: Forgotten the master password of db

From: thiemo <thiemo(at)gmx(dot)ch>
To: pgNovice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Forgotten the master password of db
Date: 2002-05-19 18:03:09
Message-ID: AD3E7130-6B52-11D6-B7E3-000A27D62F9E@gmx.ch (view raw or flat)
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>> unfortunately I have forgotten the mpassword of the master user of a 
>> db.
>> Is there a way to retrieve it using the user who owns the db template1?
>
> No, but you can temporarily set the authorization policy (pg_hba.conf)
> to something other than password; log in as the superuser without any
> password; assign yourself a new password.

I shall try so.

Thanks

Thiemo

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