PostgreSQL 8.0.3 + FreeBSD + TCP/IP (Solved)
Joseph Koenig (jWeb)
joe at jwebmedia.com
Tue Jun 14 21:32:51 GMT 2005
> On Jun 14, 2005, at 4:46 PM, Joseph Koenig (jWeb) wrote:
>> I'm guessing that opening the port is part of what placing
>> "postgresql_enable=YES" in the rc.conf file does, correct? If so,
>> probably the problem as I have not rebooted since adding that. Is
>> there a
>> way to safely force that to run without rebooting? There is a hardware
>> firewall in front of the server that I have ensured is allowing
>> that port
>> through. Thanks,
>> Joe Koenig
>> Production Manager
>> jWeb New Media Design
>> joe at jWebmedia.com
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> Hi Joe,
> You can confirm whether or not port 5432 is opened by typing "netstat
> -na | grep 5432" on your database server.
> You should not have to reboot for the port to be opened. When
> PostgreSQL starts, (either by starting it manually, or then the
> machine boots) it will open the port.
> IIt definitely sounds like the firewall could be your problem. I'd
> try connecting to the database server's port 5432 via telnet from an
> outside location, so that your packets have to pass thru the firewall
> in question.
> Ken Ebling
> Ideal Internet, Inc.
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Thanks to Ken and everyone who sent in recommendations - looks like it was
an issue of a network admin who assured me the firewall was open when it
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