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Re: postgres sql setup on win32

From: Jochem van Dieten <jochemd(at)oli(dot)tudelft(dot)nl>
To: "Bhat, Satish" <Satish(dot)Bhat(at)necsam(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgres sql setup on win32
Date: 2004-07-13 21:21:41
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Bhat, Satish wrote:
> "
> execution of PostgreSQL by a user with administrative permissions is not 
> permitted.
> The server must be started under an unprivileged user ID to prevent
> possible system security compromise.  See the documentation for
> more information on how to properly start the server.
> "
> Any help?

The error message tells you to start the server under an 
unpriviledged user ID. Logic dictates that you follow the hint 
from the error message.

See the mailinglist archives for an in-depth discussion of this 
feature (the documentation is not up-to-date yet).


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