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Re: Createdb fails

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To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Createdb fails
Date: 2004-02-16 15:29:53
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Take a look at the pg_hba.conf file.  You probably need to make some
adjustments to permissions here.   Read the file in it's entirety.  It's
well documented, and though boring, it does provide good information.

-Ken


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KG Hagans Professional Services Group
Westerville, Ohio
ken(at)kghagans(dot)com
www.kghagans.com


""Stephen Rasku"" <srasku(at)tantalus-systems(dot)com> wrote in message
news:000001c3f251$331d3210$4e01010a(at)tantalussystems(dot)com(dot)(dot)(dot)
> I am trying to use PostgreSQL 7.2.1 on QNX 6.2.0.  This version is
> available as a third party package from QNX.
>
> After installing the package, I am trying to initialize the database as
> described in the Administrator Manual.
>
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.2/interactive/installation.html#INSTALL
> -SHORT
>
> I started postmaster using the following command:
>
> postmaster -D /var/postgres/data >>logfile 2>&1 &
>
> I have verified that postmaster is running by using "ps".
>
> I then try to create a database using the following command:
>
> createdb test
>
> and I get the following error:
>
> psql: could not connect to server: Connection refused
>         Is the server running locally and accepting
>         connections on Unix domain socket ""?
> createdb: database creation failed
>
> The odd thing that I notice is that the socket is null (i.e. "").  Is
> this expected?  Anyone know what I am doing wrong?
>
> ...Stephen
>
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