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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ Postgresql Daemon Port Number?

Posted by: ahpin Oct 4 2002, 04:57 AM

Hi,
i have use the command: nmap localhost to see what is the services that already up in my redhat linux server. But the problem is, i didn't see that the postgresql server is in the list. Why it happend?

But i'm sure that the daemon already up because i can connect to the postgresql database from my client already.

Any method that i can use to check out the port number for this daemon?

Please help.
thanks.

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Posted by: joey Oct 4 2002, 07:17 AM

Hello,

I'm not familiar with postgresql however I currently run mysql with the option --skip-networking and that causes the daemon to *not* open up the port. If you run an nmap and do not see the port listed, it's likely that a flag such like the one above is set.

A quick search of google.com returns the following:

http://www2.ca.postgresql.org/docs/faq-english.html#3.5

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