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Re: Problem editing pg_hba.conf on Vista

From: Rafael Domiciano <rafael(dot)domiciano(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Nagle, Gail A (US SSA)" <gail(dot)nagle(at)baesystems(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem editing pg_hba.conf on Vista
Date: 2009-03-27 23:56:54
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Did you installed Postgres in a new user, like suggested in the Installation
I'm was having a problem like yours in Windows Server 2008, so I deleted and
created the user Postgres, put it into "Advanced Users" and worked fine.


On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Nagle, Gail A (US SSA) <
gail(dot)nagle(at)baesystems(dot)com> wrote:

>  When installing 8.3 on Vista, we are having a problem when we change the
> pg_hba.conf file to allow trust authentication. This worked fine on Windows
> XP. However, after making the change and stopping/restarting the  service,
> we see an error in the Windows Event Viewer that says it no longer cannot
> open the pg_hba.conf file, permission denied.  Vista also seems to lock
> these config files in a way that prevents them from being removed even after
> uninstalling postgres. Has anyone encountered this problem and found a
> solution? Thank you.
> The relevant part of the file now looks like this:
> # IPv4 local connections:
> #host    all         all          md5
> host    all         all          trust
> # IPv6 local connections:
> #host    all         all         ::1/128               md5

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