Install and configure PostgreSQL database

1. Run the installation file ./postgresql-8.4.4-1-linux.bin –mode text

2.Accept default values for installation / data directory and port number. While for Options type “176” i.e En_GB_utf8.

3. Type “y” for pl/pgsql template db.

4. After installation is completed, then edit the file /opt/PostgreSQL/8.4/data/pg_hba.conf and replace md5 with password under IPv6.

5. You can start or stop the database by typing

/opt/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/pg_ctl start | stop -D /opt/PostgreSQL/8.4/data/


About Ishtiaque

I am IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect, Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator, Oracle Certified Programmer in Java and Web Component Developer, and TOGAF 9 certified with over 10 years of support and development experience in IBM middleware software and Java. Additionally, have a sound grip in databases and OpenStack administration. I hold the following certifications: IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) TOGAF 9 Certified Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE6 Web Component Developer Oracle Certified Professional – Java 6 Programmer ITIL v3 Foundation Certified IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Portal V8, V7, V6.1, V6 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Application Server V7, V6.1 IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX V7 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere MQ V7 IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5 IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Cloud Computing Architecture V3 IBM Certified Solution Developer – WebSphere Portal V5.1
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