> export PGHOST=vixen
> psql canon
> psql -h vixen canon
Yes, yes, yes! That is it.
From: Scott Mead [mailto:scott(dot)lists(at)enterprisedb(dot)com]
Sent: Fri 4/10/2009 1:03 PM
To: Tena Sakai
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] connectivity problem
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Tena Sakai <tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu> wrote:
> Hi Everybody,
> I am having difficulty connecting to postgres service from
> a remote machine on the network.
> My postgres (8.3.6, on Linux) is running on a machine
> (vixen) and I would like to connect to it from another host.
> The host (named blitzen, runs linux as well) appears in
> pg_hba.conf of vixen as:
> host canon all 172.16.1.106/32 md5 # blitzen
> and when I issue "psql canon" from blitzen, it complains as:
> psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory
> Is the server running locally and accepting
> connections on Unix domain socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"?
Do you have PGHOST set? If not, psql is going to try to connect to your
local instance of PG via unix sockets. You either need:
psql -h vixen canon
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