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Re: default passwd



Assuming there is a valid shell for postgress
in /etc/passwd, you can log in as postgress
if you can first log in as root:

su - postgress


On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 12:28:09PM -0400, Crutcher Dunnavant wrote:
> ++ 27/07/01 08:55 -0700 - Yu Ye Zhou:
> > I user adduser to add postgres as new user for my
> > database. Hoever, I didn't provide a user passwd for
> > postgres. I use su to login as postgres. I need to
> > change postgres' passwd so that I can login as
> > postgres. How can the root user change other user's
> > password? What is the default password? I'm using
> > version 7.1
> 
> a) there is no default password. So, by default, you cannot log in as
> postgres.
> 
> b) root can use the command:
> 
>     passwd ?username?
> 
> to change the password of a user. 
> 
> A better question is, why do you want to login as postgres?
> 
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