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Install PostgreSQL
2011/06/17
  Install PostgreSQL for Database Server.
[root@www ~]#
yum -y install postgresql-server
[root@www ~]#
/etc/rc.d/init.d/postgresql initdb

Initializing database:
[ OK ]

[root@www ~]#
vi /var/lib/pgsql/data/postgresql.conf
# line 59: listen all

listen_addresses = '
*
'
# line 334: change log format

log_line_prefix = '
%t %u %d
'
[root@www ~]#
/etc/rc.d/init.d/postgresql start

Starting postgresql service:
[ OK ]

[root@www ~]#
chkconfig postgresql on
[root@www ~]#
su - postgres
# switch to postgres

# set DB password for "postgres"

-bash-4.1$
psql -c "alter user postgres with password 'password'"

ALTER ROLE
-bash-4.1$
createuser fermi
# create DB user "fermi"

Shall the new role be a superuser? (y/n)
y
# give privileges

-bash-4.1$
su - fermi

Password:
[fermi@www ~]$
createdb testdb
# create a test DB

[fermi@www ~]$
psql -l
# make sure

                                  List of databases
   Name    |  Owner   | Encoding |  Collation  |    Ctype    |   Access privileg
es
-----------+----------+----------+-------------+-------------+------------------
-----
 postgres  | postgres | UTF8     | en_US.UTF-8 | en_US.UTF-8 |
 template0 | postgres | UTF8     | en_US.UTF-8 | en_US.UTF-8 | =c/postgres : postgres=CTc/postgres
 template1 | postgres | UTF8     | en_US.UTF-8 | en_US.UTF-8 | =c/postgres : postgres=CTc/postgres
 testdb    | fermi    | UTF8     | en_US.UTF-8 | en_US.UTF-8 |
(4 rows)

[fermi@www ~]$
psql testdb
# connest to test DB

psql (8.4.7)
Type "help" for help.
# set password

testdb=#
alter user fermi with password 'password';

ALTER ROLE
# create a test table

testdb=#
create table test ( no int,name text );

CREATE TABLE
# inset test datas

testdb=#
insert into test (no,name) values (1,'fermi');

INSERT 0 1
# confirm

testdb=#
select * from test;
 no | name
----+-------
  1 | fermi
(1 row)
# delete test table

testdb=#
drop table test;

DROP TABLE
# quit

testdb=#
\q
[fermi@www ~]$
dropdb testdb
# delete test DB
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