PostgreSQL 8.0.3 + FreeBSD + TCP/IP
Joseph Koenig (jWeb)
joe at jwebmedia.com
Tue Jun 14 20:14:32 GMT 2005
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 10:05:05AM -0500, Joseph Koenig (jWeb) wrote:
>> I'm having a difficulty getting PostgreSQL to accept TCP/IP connections on
>> FreeBSD 5.3. I have edited 'postgresql.conf' in my postgres data directory
>> to set the listen_address (and uncommented it) and have the port line
>> uncommented and set to the default 5432. I then restarted the postmaster and
>> tried to connect. I get:
>> could not connect to server: Connection refused
>> Is the server running on host "xx.xxx.xx.xxx" and accepting
>> TCP/IP connections on port 5432?
>> I can connect from localhost just fine.
> You need to set listen_addresses, like it says in the comments:
> listen_addresses = '*'
> This will allow Postgresql connections from all interfaces.
I have already tried setting the listen_addresses to * and the actual IP.
Neither of which has worked. I restarted the postmaster both times using the
script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/, and by using pg_ctl. Even tried starting
postmaster with pg_ctl -i. Nothing seems to be working. I have
double-checked all of my pg_hba.conf settings, even though the error doesn't
indicate that is the problem at all.
Anyone else have any ideas at all? Thanks,
jWeb New Media Design
joe at jWebmedia.com
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