Magnus Hagander wrote: > > > The installer-skeleton I have right now permits > > installation as local > > > system but recommends a user account. But that's just > > functionality to > > > remove, so that's easily done. In the other case, it prompts for > > > username and password to run as. > > > > How would it install on an XP laptop? If I am logged in as > > myself and I am listed as a "Computer Administrator", do I > > need to create another user, and how do I do the install as > > that other user, and start/stop the server, and stuff like that? > > Yes, you need to create another user. > When running as a service, just tell the installer. It should set up > required permissions. Then start the service as normal using the Service > Control Manager. > > When running manually, you will have to grant the postgres user the > required permissions on the PGDATA directory. Then you can start the > server using "runas".
Ewe, big on security, small on ease-of-use. :-) I have never had to create a user to install any other software on my laptop. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: subscribe and unsubscribe commands go to [EMAIL PROTECTED]