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Re: Error on pg_dumpall

From: bock(at)openit(dot)de (Julian v(dot) Bock)
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Error on pg_dumpall
Date: 2008-04-29 14:37:38
Message-ID: lpwsmgg219.fsf@warpcore.i.openit.de (view raw or flat)
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Hi

>>>>> "CW" == Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu> writes:

CW> postgres(at)machine1:~$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_dumpall pg_dumpall:
CW> could not connect to database "template1": could not connect to
CW> server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally
CW> and accepting connections on Unix domain socket
CW> "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"?

CW> If I run the command "psql template1", I can connect to template1
CW> just fine.  It looks like pg_dumpall may be looking for template1
CW> in the wrong place.

Debian uses /var/run/postgresql instead of /tmp as directory for unix
domain sockets. Try
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_dumpall -h /var/run/postgresql

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