stable at tty.ch
Tue Oct 26 22:30:57 PDT 2004
if the perms really need to be 600 i would do this (anyway i dont
see a reason why other users should access /root)
chmod 700 /root
chmod 600 /root/.pgpass
also check the ownership of these files
> > I'm trying to write a backup script for postgres and us a crontab on it.
> > In the manual it says for pg_dumpall make $HOME/.pgpass so it won't ask
> > for a password.
> Do you use the correct .pgpass format?
> It must be like that:
> > Now I made the .pgpass in root's homedir (i wanted to use root's
> > crontab) paste the password in it, chmod 400 it ...
> > But it still asks for a password ...
> Documentation claims the permissions should be 600.
> > Does anybody know how to fix that ?
> I happily use pg_dump & vacuumdb from crontab.
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