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Re: password setting for a user

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: vartul_arora(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in (Mack Stevenson),pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: password setting for a user
Date: 2003-05-16 17:15:51
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On Friday 09 May 2003 6:53 am, Mack Stevenson wrote:
> Hi! All
> I am a new bie in Linux(8.0) and Postgresql 7.2. I have managed to get
> my postmaster running. I have also created a database and a user for
> myself. But the only thing that is NOT proper is that IT NEVER ASKS ME
> FOR A PASSWORD. I am able to log in without a password!!!!!
> I tried to alter the user with PASSWORD option but it just does not
> work.
> Any help is appreciated

Look for a pg_hba.conf file this defines Host Based Access settings which 
decide whether you trust a particular host, use identd, passwords or some 
other method. The file is in your .../data folder with postgresql.conf etc.

  Richard Huxton

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