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Re: [INTERFACES] Remote access ODBC/MS-Access

From: David Hartwig <daveh(at)insightdist(dot)com>
To: "Roeland M(dot)J(dot) Meyer" <rmeyer(at)mhsc(dot)com>
Cc: LIST - PGSQL Interface <pgsql-interfaces(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Remote access ODBC/MS-Access
Date: 1998-08-21 12:57:33
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Off the top of my head:    Did you start postmaster with the -i option?

Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:

> This is probably a newbie question, or one that's already been seen before.
> However, I'm new to PostgreSQL. I've been researching the dox since
> Wednesday, to no avail. I have already called MS and they were as helpful
> as they could be. Decent help on MS-Access and they have me on ODBC Manager
> v3.5. I am reasonably confident that the System DSN is correctly done.
> Client-side:
> WinNT40SP3
> Version of MS-Access is from MS-Office97 SR1
> ODBC Manager v3.5.
> Server-side:
> I have the following installed on a heavily modified Caldera OpenLinux
> (standard) box. Kernel is at v2.0.33.
> Postgres version is "postgresql-6.3.2"
> PostODBC version is "PsqlODBC-6.30.0249.exe"
> LAN is 100baseTX (switched) on /28
> I can not seem to access the data server. I did a parallel install, on a
> similar server on the same sub-net. I set PGHOST and PGPORT as advertised
> and I get the following error;
> >postgres(at)condor:/rdbms$> psql customerdb
> >Connection to database 'customerdb' failed.
> >connectDB() failed: Is the postmaster running at '' on port
> '5432'?
> Note: customerdb exists with only one table, the "bar" from the Admin Manual.
> I get similar dialog boxen from the NT machines.
> My "pg_hba.conf" looks like this (unitl I get this working):
> >host         all     trust
> >local        all                                         trust
> >host         all   trust
> Please respond via regular e-mail, as well as to the list.
> PS. This is definitely NOT Oracle <grin>
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