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Re: Createdb fails

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Subject: Re: Createdb fails
Date: 2004-02-16 15:29:53
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Take a look at the pg_hba.conf file.  You probably need to make some
adjustments to permissions here.   Read the file in it's entirety.  It's
well documented, and though boring, it does provide good information.



KG Hagans Professional Services Group
Westerville, Ohio

""Stephen Rasku"" <srasku(at)tantalus-systems(dot)com> wrote in message
> I am trying to use PostgreSQL 7.2.1 on QNX 6.2.0.  This version is
> available as a third party package from QNX.
> After installing the package, I am trying to initialize the database as
> described in the Administrator Manual.
> I started postmaster using the following command:
> postmaster -D /var/postgres/data >>logfile 2>&1 &
> I have verified that postmaster is running by using "ps".
> I then try to create a database using the following command:
> createdb test
> and I get the following error:
> psql: could not connect to server: Connection refused
>         Is the server running locally and accepting
>         connections on Unix domain socket ""?
> createdb: database creation failed
> The odd thing that I notice is that the socket is null (i.e. "").  Is
> this expected?  Anyone know what I am doing wrong?
> ...Stephen
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