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Re: default port number

From: Kevin Kempter <kevin(at)kevinkempterllc(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: default port number
Date: 2007-09-04 17:09:41
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On Tuesday 04 September 2007 10:59:38 Tena Sakai wrote:
> Hi Everybody,
> I had been running postgres with postgresql.conf file
> as little changed as possible from distributed version.
> And lately I became a bit curious as well as confused.
> In my configuration file both lines
>   #listen_addresses = 'localhost'
> and
>   #port = 5432
> are commented out.
> What does this mean?  Is postgress listening on port
> 5432?
> Regards,
> Tena Sakai
> tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu

The above values are the defaults, postgres should be listening on port 5432 
and only listening on localhost for connections. You can double check by 
running these commands in a psql session:

show listen_addresses ;

show port ;


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