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Re: Unable to connect to a server

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unable to connect to a server
Date: 2008-11-12 10:51:02
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am  Tue, dem 11.11.2008, um 17:37:35 -0800 mailte Steve Henry folgendes:
> I'm a newbie, using the Mac platform.
> I've installed PostgreSQL on a server and can run PostgreSQL based  
> application from that server with no problem.  But when I try to  
> access the DB on a different computer, pointing to the server for the  
> log in, I get this error:
> A connection to the specified xTuple ERP Server cannot be made. This  
> may be due to an incorrect Username and/or Password or the server in  
> question cannot support any more connections.
> Please verify your Username and Password and try again or wait until  
> the specified xTuple ERP Server is less busy.
> System Error
> QPSQL: Unable to connect
> From doing some reading, I think the solution is to change the value  
> of  listen_addresses to '*'

Not only that, you should also edit your pg_hba.conf to allow remote

> But I don't know where to do that.  I'm using pgAdmin3.  Can it be  
> done there?  Or do I need to use Terminal?

I'm not familiar with PGAdmin...

HTH, Andreas
Andreas Kretschmer
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