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Re: Can't connect on Windows

From: fcy(at)acm(dot)org
To: Reshat Sabiq <sabiq(at)purdue(dot)edu>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't connect on Windows
Date: 2002-12-22 15:48:30
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On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 08:51:08PM -0500, Reshat Sabiq wrote:
> I installed cygwin-based postgreSQL. I have not been able yet to start
> it as a service (net start postmaster), apparently because of
> permissions problems. I'm waiting on some suggestions, hopefully, about
> that.

Have you followed all the steps in the Cygwin README file for
Postgres, exactly?  That file is located at

Note, in particular, that those steps have you run initdb a second
time to create the empty database owned by the 'postgres' user, a
necessary step for running postgresql as a service associated with
that postgres user.

Fred Yankowski      fred(at)ontosys(dot)com           tel: +1.630.879.1312
OntoSys, Inc	    PGP keyID: 7B449345        fax: +1.630.879.1370     38W242 Deerpath Rd, Batavia, IL 60510-9461, USA

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