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Re: adduser postgres

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Yiqun Lin <Yiqun(dot)Lin(at)NAU(dot)EDU>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: adduser postgres
Date: 2004-09-21 06:33:39
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On Tuesday 14 September 2004 11:38, Yiqun Lin wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Fedora core 2 box and just installed postgresSQL 7.3.7. I added a
> user postgres using the instruction from an installation menu: adduser
> postgres. Then I tried to su - postgres, but it prompted me "incorrect
> password". I did not enter any password while adding the user. Could some
> body help me with this?

You should be able to su to the postgres user from root.  Otherwise I'd have 
to point you to "man adduser" since that's an OS problem you have. 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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