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Re: trouble connecting to DB

From: Lacey Powers <lacey(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: tgs <tgstambaugh(at)q(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: trouble connecting to DB
Date: 2009-07-22 00:41:17
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Hello Terry,

What are your Windows Firewall/Other Firewall/Antivirus settings?

It would be worthwhile to check them, because they may be causing trouble.

Additionally, this may help.

> Thanks for the reply Thomas.  Yes, per my prior post I'm using Windows 
> XP Pro.  I have verified the installer gave the postgres user full 
> control on all the subdirectories, and also manually added it for the 
> two parents, (8.4, and postgresql).
> I've changed the debug level to 'debug5' to  try to see what's going 
> on - as per the prior post I'm getting alternating log entries...
> incomplete startup packet
> could not receive data from client: An operation was attempted on 
> something that is not a socket.
> ...repeatedly until the service times out.  When that happens, there 
> are several instances of postgreql.exe running, but the service is not 
> recognized as running.  Attempting to stop the service results in the 
> message 'Service is not started', and I have to manually kill the 
> processes and delete the leftover file to start again.  
> I'm really stuck on this one.
> Thanks,
> Terry S. in AZ

Lacey Powers

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