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Virtual users in sshd from a postgres database

I have a Postgresql database full of user accounts, and i would like to allow these user to access a server through ssh, using only public keys authentification. So far, i have setup these parts on ...
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Postgres Restore Not Restoring Binary Data

This is a very urgent situation. We have a postgres 9.4 database installed on a CentOs machine. We are trying to take a backup from a Heroku Postgres database and restore it to the database on ...
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nodejs postgresql database connection string

Is there a way where I can specify(include) both the master and slave server in nodejs db (postgresql) connecetion string in a replicated envirnment? My aim is 'if master is down then the read/write ...
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Postgresql WAL-E - Replication falling behind + can't catch up

Does anyone know how I can have my replications process the WAL segments faster while using WAL-E? https://github.com/wal-e/wal-e I have one master that leverages WAL-E to upload to S3, and I have 6 ...
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High shmmax value in Redhat 6.3

We are using Redhat 6.3 with 30G RAM to host our Postgres server. The (default) shmmax value is 68,719,476,736 In some forums I have read that having an shmmax value larger than the RAM causes ...
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Postgres's pg_basebackup never finishes creating backup

I'm attempting to move files to another server to setup a slave. I have a database on one Postgres Server and am attempting to create a file-based backup using pg_backup. However, it never finishes ...
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Administer postgres from PGAdmin on remote mac using ssh tunnel

I've got PostgreSQL installed on a Ubuntu server and I'm trying to connect to that server using PGAdmin on a remote macbook. I've created an ssh tunnel - macbook:~postgres$ ssh -L 5423:localhost:...
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Postgres 9.0 locking up, 100% CPU

We are having a problem where our Postgres 9.0 server occasionally locks up and kills our webapp. Restarting Postgres fixes the problem. Here's what I've been able to observe: First, usage of one ...
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Is it possible to load new PostgreSQL libraries without restarting the server?

I need support for the uuid library in my Postgres server (a 64-bit Amazon Linux AMI). I've installed the uuid and uuid-pgsql packages. Is it possible to load the library without restarting the ...
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Any particular vacuum policy to increase performance using Drupal with PostgreSQL?

I'm running Drupal 7 with PostgreSQL as a Q&A (with a lot of nodes inserts/updates and several contrib modules). Do you, dba admins, recommand any particular pgsql vacuum policy on particular ...
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how to optimize postgresql81 for a hug query but not a complicated one?

i have a query which execution takes 15s on the server. the server is bi-xeon 5130 (2GHz) with 2GB of RAM and 160GB of scsi hardrive in RAID. Database is PostgreSQL 8.1 on Debian 4 etch. This query ...
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Postgresql replication with pgpool or pgbouncer

I'm looking for a good configuration for a postgresql replication with a robust failover strategy (self hosted). Actually, I configured two postgresql instances in master / slave with repmgr. Now, I ...
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Running postgres_database.present a second time causes error “has wrong parameters which couldn't be changed on fly”

Running a salt state that looks like the following to create a postgres database for django... django-db: postgres_database.present: - encoding: 'UTF-8' - owner: djangouser - db_user: ...
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Postgresql calculate kernel share memory?

We are running PGSQL 9.2 and following are hardware specs OS: CentOS7 64bit CPU: 24 Memory: 32GB Disk: SSD I want to calculate shmmax/shmall values then what would be the good way? I google it and ...
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Why would updating postgresql-client uninstall postgresql?

On a Debian 7 server, apt-get was offering me to upgrate the following 2 packages: postgresql-9.1 and postgresql-client-9.1. Since I didn't want to restart the database server, I decided only to ...
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PostgreSQL 9.2 causes CPU utilization to go to 100%

We have a Java EE application (a online digital library portal) with Hibernate 4.3 which connects to a PostGres 9.2 database. Upon load testing with a load of 175 concurrent users logging in and ...
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What this error means in PostgreSQL?

ExecStart=/usr/pgsql-9.4/bin/pg_ctl start -D ${PGDATA} -s -w -t 300 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE) This error appears after changes in /var/lib/pgsql/9.4/data/postgresql.conf or pg_hba.conf And ...
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Website performance sluggish - High CPU and Disk Usage

Over the past couple of days my website's performance has been very sluggish, with queries taking a lot of time to execute. My CPU usage hit around 100% 4 times this week. Here is the output of top at ...
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backup postgresql via docker exec

How would you go about taking automatic rotated backups of a postgresql database running inside a docker 1.3 container? I'm mostly interested in the overall approach vs. the details of actual the ...
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CentOS 6.5 on Vmware can't ping Host machine

I have installed a CentOS 6.5 on VMware WorkStation 10 all running on Windows 7 64bit, internet is working fine but I can't ping host machine from CentOS vice vers, it tells me Destination Host ...
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PostgreSQL master constantly demoted by pacemaker with repmgr

I'm in the process of setting up a PostgreSQL 9.2.8 cluster made of 2 nodes, one master, and one slave. I use streaming replication and repmgr 2.0. My platform is RHEL 6.3. Master and slave can be ...
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Installing PostgreSQL Stack Builder on Windows with a proxy server

I have downloaded and installed PostgreSQL 9.3 (64 bit) on a developer machine running Windows 8.1 (64 bit). This developer machine requires use of a proxy server for accessing hosts external to the ...
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Best PostgreSQL HA strategy for 99% read scenario?

I'm in the process of building out a new PostgreSQL (9.3) environment in which traffic hovers around 99% read. We'll have 2 very powerful machines, connected via 1Gb ethernet. With the multitude of ...
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How do I fix issue causing “incomplete startup packet” log message trying to implement replication in Postgresql?

I've got two cloud servers running Ubuntu 13.04 and PostgreSQL 9.2. I've primarily used this blog post to aid me in setting things up. However, to do the initial database dump to the slave I'm using ...
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osm2pgsql - Failed to allocate space for node cache file

it's my first time trying to set up a OSM server. I have been following this tutorial: https://github.com/AnderPijoan/vectorosm (with node why i need to change how the maps are rendered for some ...
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Can't get postgres and kerberos (gss) working together

I am trying to get postgres and kerberos, via GSSAPI, working together. Having trouble at this point. It does not help that I am really a newbie for both technologies. I have both postgres and ...
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Postgres 9.1 replication - force select operations to specific slave

I've configured postgres stand by replication using 1 master and 2 slaves. Master and slave1 are located in USA datacenter while slave2 is located in a datacenter in London. Is there any way of ...
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Update server version for postgres 9.1.2

I'm trying to run a postgis sql script and I'm running into the following error. Am I correct to say that updating my server version will fix it? If so, how can I go about updating it? I'm on Mac ...
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unable to install postgresql on SLES 10

i am trying to install postgresql-server on a Suse 10 (SLES10 SP2) 64 bit machine with no luck. I followed the link on the postgres website to the place where they maintain the build for SUSE: http:/...
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postgres server works on LAN but not WAN (connection refused)

I'm trying to set up a postgres server, but I cannot access it through the Internet. It works fine on my LAN. Server is just a desktop computer using Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. disclaimer: I am not ...
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Error in osm data data import while nominatim installation

I am doing nominatim installation on my server. I run the following command ./utils/setup.php --osm-file /usr/share/osm2pgsql/planetfile/planet-latest.osm.pbf --all to import the pbf file and Few ...
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Windows server 2008/glassfish/postgres proxy timeout HTTP idle after 120 seconds

Environment: Windows 2008 Server Edition Netbeans 6.7.1 Glassfish 2.1 Apache 2.2.15 for win32 Original problem (almost fixed): The HTTP/1.1 GET method to send data fails if I wait for more than ...
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Execute SQL statements automatically after Postgresql service starts

Would like to setup Postgresql 8.3 and above on Windows to automatically execute a series of SQL statements after the server has started. Can't seem to find any information. Any ideas ?
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how to access my lan based postgresql db from my website

We have lan based .Net application with Postgresql 8.1 , now i have task to provide interface on website to read and write two tables on LAN based database I don't know where to start Please help me ...
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pgpool shm_exit(0)

I'm trying to set up pgpool-II on centos-5.4 For whatever reason pgpool-II fails silently when I try to start it up. I can't seem to find a log file in the default /tmp dir or in /var/log. Can anyone ...
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Postgres service does not restart after windows server restart

I have postgres 8.3 installed on windows server 2003. The postgres service is not started after windows server restart. Its startup type is automatic. I have to set log on password again in service ...
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SQL Server DBA moving to Greenplum / Postgres on Linux ( Centos ) looking for friendly MS Sql Agent like scheduler instead of CRON

To be honest, I and others are spoiled by Microsoft's SQL Agent. We'd really like to keep properties of SQL Agent : the features, the usable GUI. I searched serverfault for an evaluation of ...
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Postgresql with ldaps:/// url on port 636

Is it possible to connect postgres' LDAP authentication to the SSL (ldaps://) port 636 of an LDAP server (eg, openldap)? It appears that it can use StartTLS on the regular 389 port, but is it ...
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PSQL error with restarting postgres in SSL

I set up server.crt, root.crt and servery.key in postgresql (using http://howtoforge.com/postgresql-ssl-certificates for instructions), set ssl = on and restarted the service successfully. However, ...
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PostgreSQL - Using COALESCE keyword in SSIS

When I am trying to use the COALESCE key word in an OLE DB Source control, it always returns a negative number in the results set. I am using a Native OLE DB\PostgreSQL Native Provider as a ...
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Load balancing issue with pgpool2 and postgresql-8.3

I'm using the latest release of pgpool2 on Ubuntu 8.04 with postgres 8.3.11. Replication is working great, but none of my SELECT queries are being load balanced to my secondary server. These are ...
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ZFS: ARC and buffer cache with PostgreSQL

I am using Ubuntu Xenial, zfs and PostgreSQL 9.5 with all updates available atm. All testing is done on EC2 m4.xlarge (8GB RAM) and table size ~4GB. PostgreSQL effective_cache_size=6GB. First ...
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Making temp_tablespaces favor certain tablespaces over others

I've got three tablespaces. Two of them are on disks with ~400GiB free, and one is on a disk with ~200GiB free. I want to set up temp_tablespaces to use the latter disk less frequently in case I run ...
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PostgreSQL DB size increasing after restoring the same database backup

This is my batch script to take backup @ECHO OFF d: cd Apps\RemedyStar 9.0 KREMCOS\bin\Debug\PG pg_dump.exe -i -h localhost -p 5432 -U postgres -F c -b -v -f "C:\Documents and Settings\GDS\Desktop\...
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psql doesn't allow to input cyrillic symbols

I have a server with postgresql 8.4 installed on it. But when I try to insert some data in russian, for example: UPDATE category set question = '[there should be russian symbols]' WHERE id = 1; ...
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Tons of “invalid command \N” when restoring a dump

I'm following these instructions to upgrade postgres from 9.1 to 9.3: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/upgrading.html When I restore (Step 8), I get a ton of messages like this: psql:/mnt/...
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PostgreSQL log warnings: open temporary statistics file, pgstat wait timeout

We frequently get the following warnings with our Postgresql Database LOG: could not open temporary statistics file "pg_stat_tmp/pgstat.tmp": No space left on device WARNING: pgstat wait timeout ...
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Django + Apache WSGI + pscopg2 + PostgreSQL 9.1 unexpected EOF on client connection

There are two servers I have. One is SQL server, other is Django project server. And sometimes I get too many unexpected EOF on client connection error by postgresql and OperationalError: could not ...
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Cannot connect to Postgres from remote address

I cannot connect from my machine to a server running Postgres. I think I've configured it all correctly. No firewall are present on the server. I'm running Postgres 9.1.9 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS This is ...
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Cannot run php from /usr/share after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10

I had phppgadmin and phpmyadmin running on Ubuntu 12.04 After upgrading to 12.10 (using do-release-upgrade), when I try to go to localhost/phppgadmin I get the source code of index.php instead of the ...