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Re: Connecting PHP-based Application to Postgres-9.0.3

From: Brian Fehrle <brianf(at)consistentstate(dot)com>
To: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Connecting PHP-based Application to Postgres-9.0.3
Date: 2011-04-07 18:58:26
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If nothing is appearing in the log after a restart and new connection 
attempts, that makes me think that the database isn't even receiving the 
connection attempt, which would mean either wrong connection credentials 
or something blocking it in between (since it looks like it's an app on 
the same machine as the database, that's most likely not it.

I'd verify that the full connection string is correct, host, port, user, 
and database name. Connect with psql like you did before, but specify 
all the parameters:
psql -h localhost -p <port> -U <user> <database name>
and if it works, make sure it's the same information in the 
configuration for your application.

Also, this may help: as it 
mentions something about changing postgres7 to just postgres in the 
config.php file.

- Brian F

Consistent State

On 04/07/2011 12:17 PM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Brian Fehrle wrote:
>> In the postgresql.conf file, look for these parameters.
>> log_destination (can be set to stderr, csvlog, syslog, and eventlog, 
>> you probably want syslog).
>> log_connections (default is off, turn this on to see all connection 
>> attempts to the database)
>> log_disconnections (same as log_connections)
> Brian,
>   Hmm-m-m.
> log_destination = 'syslog'              # Valid values are 
> combinations of
>                                         # stderr, csvlog, syslog, and 
> eventlog,
>                                         # depending on platform.  csvlog
>                                         # requires logging_collector 
> to be on.
> log_connections = on
> log_disconnections = on
>   Yet, there's noting in /var/log/messages after restarting postgres.
> Apr  7 11:13:14 salmo postgres[6652]: [1-1] LOG:  database system is 
> ready
> to accept connections
> Apr  7 11:13:14 salmo postgres[6656]: [1-1] LOG:  autovacuum launcher
> started
> Rich

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