> I made a dumb mistake, and forgot to write down the autogenerated
> administrator password when I first started the Postgres database on
> RedHat 7.3. I'm having a hard time finding information on how to do this
> online, and it's a tricky term to search the archives for, as well.
> I don't have any data I need to save (obviously), so how do I nuke the
> data and configuration (particularly the admin user) created during the
> initialization startup script? I don't want to go randomly deleting
> postgres' .conf files when I don't know what I'm looking for.
You could delete the primary database cluster, which I think is typically
You might want to just move it. Then try using initdb to create a new
primary database cluster.
I'm fairly new to PostgreSQL, so there may be a more subtle approach I'm not
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