[OSM-dev] Mapnik: Problems setting up Postgresql

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 22:05:30 GMT 2007


Also, I haven't edited pg-ident.conf before, but maybe try:

createdb -Upostgres -W -EUNICODE <DBNAME>

-W makes psql prompt you for a password, which you will need unless
you are logged into a shell as user postgres.


On 3/6/07, Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
>
> Try:
>
> su postgres
>
> then:
>
> psql
> create user nick with encrypted password 'blah' createuser createdb
> create database nick
>
> exit psql
>
> Edit pg_hba.conf, replace
>
> # Database administrative login by UNIX sockets
> local   all         postgres                          ident sameuser
>
> with
>
> local all all ident sameuser
>
> Then you shoudl be able to login from the shell like:
>
> nick# psql
>
>
>
> On 3/6/07, Nick Whitelegg <nick at hogweed.org> wrote:
> > Hello Artem (and anyone else),
> >
> > Am trying to set up the postgresql database for Mapnik rendering. Following
> > the instructions on the wiki, I have got to this stage:
> >
> > createdb -Upostgres -EUNICODE <DBNAME>
> >
> > Even if I am root, I get an "access denied" message.
> >
> > I have edited pg-ident.conf to look like this:
> >
> > # MAPNAME     IDENT-USERNAME    PG-USERNAME
> > map1          root              postgres
> > map1          nick              postgres
> >
> > The other file , pg-hba.conf seems harder to understand. Mine looks like this:
> >
> > # Database administrative login by UNIX sockets
> > local   all         postgres                          ident sameuser
> >
> > # TYPE  DATABASE    USER        CIDR-ADDRESS          METHOD
> >
> > # "local" is for Unix domain socket connections only
> > local   all         all                               ident sameuser
> > # IPv4 local connections:
> > host    all         all         127.0.0.1/32          md5
> > # IPv6 local connections:
> > host    all         all         ::1/128               md5
> >
> > What do I need to change to get it to work?
> > This is postgresql 8.1, Debian etch.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Nick
> >
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> >
>
>
> --
> Nick Black
> --------------------------------
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>


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