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From: Peter Wiersig (wiersig-mldns.glamus.de)
Date: Thu May 16 2002 - 09:44:44 CDT
Ricardo Javier Aranibar León wrote:
> Yesterday I installed harden_suse-3.5-0.noarch.rpm, in my server I have
> Apache, my database in Postgresql, my scripts cron and my OS is SuSE 7.3 and
> kernel 2.4.4-4GB but now I have two problems:
> 1.- I restarted my machine and my services apache and postgres didn't to
> initialize I have to write as a root:rcpostgres start and rcapache start
> this method it's slow my work,
Did you change the START_* variables in /etc/rc.config?
> 2.- Before, that I installed harden_suse I worded fine with PostgreSQL I
> connected as user postgres with: #su - postgres and execute #psql hb and I
> entered to my Data base, but after that I installed harden_suse I can't
> connect as user postgres when I writted: su - postgres in my pront didn't
> show me postgres:~#
Could you check the contents of /etc/passwd for a valid entry for
postgres? It seems that the login shell of that user is set to
something different from /bin/bash
> I don't know what happend,maybe I executed postmaster
> and I have this message:
> "root execution of PostgreSQL backend is not permitted. The backend must be
> started under its own userid to prevent a possible system security comprise.
> See the Install file for more information on how properly start the
Always use the rcpostgresql command to start the Postgres DB
> I try to execute as root: #psql hb I have this message:"psql: FATAL 1
> :SetUserId: user "root" is not in pg_shadow".
I don't know which pgsql version you use, but "psql database
username" works with 7.0 or newer and for older versions use "psql
-u database" which prompts you for an username and password before
you can access the database.
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