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Re: pg_connect fails, pgsql works

From: "F(dot) Jovan Jester" <jesterj(at)groupspeak(dot)com>
To: "John Cartwright" <John(dot)C(dot)Cartwright(at)noaa(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_connect fails, pgsql works
Date: 2008-03-11 05:33:32
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are you sure it's not some kind of firewall issue?

can you post your pg_hba conf to make sure it's set up properly?

Only other thing i can think of is to try changing the host to IP address
form, in case there's some kind of DNS resolution problem.

hope that helps,


On 3/10/08, John Cartwright <John(dot)C(dot)Cartwright(at)noaa(dot)gov> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm using php 5.1.6 on a RHEL 5 system connecting to a postgresql server
> version 8.2.3.   I think that TCP connections are enabled correctly in
> the server's pg_hba.conf and I can successfully connect from the client
> using pgsql.  However, trying to use pg_connect() w/ a call like:
> $con = pg_connect("host='' port=5432
> sslmode='allow' user='test' password='mypassword' dbname='test'")
> fails saying:
>   Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: could not connect to server:
> Permission denied\n\tIs the server running on host
> &quot;; and accepting\n\tTCP/IP connections
> on port 5432?
> I'm perplexed since I can connect w/ pgsql from the same workstation
> using the same database, user, password.
> Can anyone help me out here?
> Thanks!
> -- john
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