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Re: postgres user password: Log on failure

From: "Igor Neyman" <ineyman(at)perceptron(dot)com>
To: <dario(dot)ber(at)libero(dot)it>,<vibhor(dot)kumar(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postgres user password: Log on failure
Date: 2010-06-29 13:21:48
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: dario(dot)ber(at)libero(dot)it [mailto:dario(dot)ber(at)libero(dot)it] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 3:38 AM
> To: vibhor(dot)kumar(at)enterprisedb(dot)com; Igor Neyman
> Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: R: Re: [GENERAL] postgres user password: Log on failure
> Hi guys,
> Thanks for taking time to reply.
> - Despite what the error message says, the user postgres 
> doesn't have administrator privileges (and I don't see why 
> these would change by retyping the password).
> - In Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer 
> Manager -> Users -> postgres I see that postgres is member of 
> the 'Users' group and its password never expires.
> Maybe I'm missing something obvious here...
> Dario

That's why I told you to check if your WinOS password policy requires
regular change of account passwords.

Igor Neyman

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