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Re: [INTERFACES] JDBC connection refused

From: John Collins <jcollins(at)cs(dot)umn(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Joe Shevland <shevlandj(at)kpi(dot)com(dot)au>, Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] JDBC connection refused
Date: 2000-03-04 02:11:08
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I tried your suggestion, and I can connect to localhost at port 5432 as you
show below, and I can log in to the other machine and telnet to birch, port
5432, over the network.  In both cases it connects, and then disconnects as
soon as I type something and send it; I don't get an error message as you show
below, just the Connection closed by foreign host message.  So, I tried my
simple jdbc example, and I'm still getting the Connection refused error.  Just
for grins, I went back to birch and tried running the same code, in which the
URL looks like "jdbc:postgresql://birch/coffeebreak".  That works, even with
the hostname rather than "localhost".

I can't imagine there's anything out of the ordinary with these two machines.
They're both vanilla RedHat systems, plugged into the same ethernet hub, static
addresses, etc.

It seemed like a good idea.  Thanks.  I'm still stumped.

John Collins
University of Minnesota

Joe Shevland wrote:

> Unsure if it will help, but try:
> > telnet localhost 5432
> Trying
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> rubbish text I typed.
> ^^
> EInvalid packet lengthConnection closed by foreign host.
> ---
> But instead try 'birch' or the IP address and see what
> you get. But the pg_hba file looks fine as you've got it
> I think. Maybe a red herring but check whether there's any
> firewalling set up on the server that stops you from connecting.
> Joe
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
> [mailto:owner-pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org]On Behalf Of John Collins
> Sent: Friday, 3 March 2000 9:41 AM
> To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
> Cc: Lamar Owen
> Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] JDBC connection refused
> Lamar Owen wrote:
> > John Collins wrote:
> > >  - postmaster is indeed being run with the -i flag.  I think neither the
> > > local jdbc or the remote pgaccess would work otherwise.  Here's the line
> > > from rc.d/init.d/postgres:
> > >        su -l postgres -c '/usr/bin/postmaster -i -S -D/var/lib/pgsql'
> > >  - I've used every name I can think of, including the ip address, in the
> > > URL above.  I've used the port and I've not used the port.
> > >  - I've used netstat to check that postmaster is indeed listening on
> > > 5432
> > >
> > > I'm stumped.  Thanks in advance for any assistance.
> >
> > Is there a line in PGDATA/pg_hba.conf allowing access to the remote
> > client?
> >
> > PGDATA on the RPM installation that shipped with RedHat 6.1 is
> > /var/lib/pgsql, BTW.
> Here's the tail end of the file /var/lib/pgsql/pg_hba.conf.  I've restarted
> twice since setting this info, using /etc/rc.d/init.d/postgresql restart.
> Then I tried a stop and a start just for good measure.  The machines I'm
> trying to connect from are both 192.168.2.x.  Did I get this right?
> ------------------
> # By default, allow anything over UNIX domain sockets and localhost.
> local        all                                         trust
> host         all   trust
> host         all     trust
> ------------------
> Thanks for your help.
> John Collins
> University of Minnesota
> ************

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