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From: "Andrew C(dot) Uselton" <acuselton(at)lbl(dot)gov>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: pg_dump/pg_dumpall
Date: 2007-08-10 18:49:01
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  I was just trying to get a live backup of my database and had the following error: 

uselton]# pg_dumpall   > /tmp/osp5_pgsql.dump
pg_dumpall: could not connect to database "template1": FATAL:  Password authentication failed for user "root"

If it really is asking for the 'root' password I am certainly giving it correctly.  I am root as I issue the command as well.  I've tried a few other guesses at what it might _really_ be wanting (including using an explicit '-h host -p port'), but with no better luck.  Any hints would be most appreciated.


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