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Re: Starting postgres 8.0.3

From: Peter Billen <peter(at)clueless(dot)be>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Starting postgres 8.0.3
Date: 2005-07-01 20:55:35
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Joe <svn(at)freedomcircle(dot)net>:
> You have to NOT be an admin. E.g., create a postgres account without admin
> privileges, i.e., not a Power User or Administrator group (I'm assuming XP),
> log
> on as postgres and issue the pg_ctl command, then switch user to the other
> account.
> Joe

Thanks for your reply. I'm using Windows XP, indeed. I don't have a 'postgres'
user, so I assume I have to create one first? Should this be done via the
control panel (User Accounts) or via postgres?

Thanks in advance,


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