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Re: pgAdmin can't connect to port 5432

From: Michael J Martin <mike(at)mike-martin(dot)com>
To: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgAdmin can't connect to port 5432
Date: 2004-08-15 21:11:51
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Just to mention the error I get is not a 'process isn't running' error 
it is:

Error connecting to the server: FATAL:  no pg_hba.conf entry for host 
"", user "mike", database "template1", SSL off

Hope this helps.


Michael J Martin wrote:

> I realise this is probably my fault for not setting up Postgres 
> properly so may question is how do you setup postgres to play nicely 
> with pgAdmin?
> Background:
> We're with a host provider who uses FreeBSD and installed postgresql 
> using their tools, it's running and I can get to it by using the 
> 'psql' command at the SSH prompt. I can even use 'createdb' etc. as 
> root or as the 'pgsql' user on the system.
> I created a new user in postgres using: CREATE USER mike CREATEUSER 
> PASSWORD 'whatevermypasswordis'.
> But when I connect using pgAdmin3 (winxp) it says connection refused.
> Ran a 'netstat' at the SSH prompt of the server and 5432 wasn't open 
> but nor is 3306 and I can connect to the MySQL server on there running 
> a front-end at my pc just fine.
> 'ps aux' says:
> pgsql    49576  0.0  0.1 15136 2076  ??  Is    6:46PM   0:00.04 
> /usr/local/bin/postmaster (postgres)
> pgsql    49577  0.0  0.1  6868 2000  ??  I     6:46PM   0:00.01 
> postmaster: stats buffer process    (postgres)
> pgsql    49578  0.0  0.1  5940 2088  ??  I     6:46PM   0:00.01 
> postmaster: stats collector process    (postgres)
> 'pg_ctl status' as root says:
> pg_ctl: postmaster is running (PID: 49576)
> Command line was:
> /usr/local/bin/postmaster
> 'pg_ctl' as unprivileged user says:
> pg_ctl: postmaster or postgres not running
> I guess I'm just stuck and need help anyone know how to get pgAdmin to 
> connect to postgresql? Is there anything I missed when setting it up?
> Is there an IP wildcard I need to set somewhere, like the MySQL GRANT 
> ALL ON *.* TO mike@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'whatevermypasswordis';?
> Thanks,
> Michael
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