[OSM-dev] osm2pgsql.exe

Stefan Baebler stefan.baebler at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 08:00:40 GMT 2008

Good morning!

I've put it aside this for the moment, but not before coming to
conclusion that osm2pgsql.exe is always throwing this (deceiving
authentication problem) message regardless of the real connection
problem (eg socket not open). Or so it seems.
Hope it helps and sorry for late reply.


On Feb 19, 2008 8:06 AM, Lauri Hahne <lauri.hahne at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19/02/2008, Jon Burgess <jburgess777 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > All the systems that I have used osm2pgsql on have utilised the "Ident
> > authentication over local sockets"[1]. The comments in the Postgres
> > description imply that you can not use this on Windows. I know some
> > people are definitely using osm2pgsql.exe successfully. I don't know how
> > they've set it up, maybe they have used the permissive 'trust'
> > authentication option. Maybe you can try this or wait until a new
> > version os osm2pgsql.exe is produced from the latest SVN code.
> Trust authentication works. It allows you to connect to db without a
> password. Just remember to change passwords back on after importing
> and also remember that your postgres username must match your Windows
> username.
> --
> Lauri Hahne
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