Install Postgres

Installing Postgres in Cpanel Server

PostgreSQL is a free object-relational database server (database management system), released under the flexible BSD-style license. It offers an alternative to other open-source database systems (such as MySQL and Firebird), as well as to proprietary systems such as Oracle, Sybase, IBM\'s DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server.

Installing Postgres database on Cpanel server is very easy. Just run following command on SSH prompt as root.

            # /scripts/installpostgres

The script will fetch Postgres database and required other programs and install.

[email protected] [~]# /scripts/installpostgres
This script will install Postgres 7.3.x or later
If you have an older version installed you wil need to
Dump your databases to a file and then restore them
after the install as 7.3.x is not backwards compatible.
If you do not have any databases, you can just run:
mv /var/lib/pgsql /var/lib/pgsql.old
/sbin/service postgresql stop
/sbin/service postgresql start
to force creating a 7.3.x style setup. Do not do this if
you have databases that you wish to keep!

Are you sure you wish to proceed? y
Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration
Initializing database: [ OK ]
Starting postgresql service: [ OK ]
You should now configure postgresql from WHM!
[email protected] [~]#

Following packages are installed on CentOS server.

            [email protected] [~]# rpm -qa | grep postgre
            [email protected] [~]#

Now login to your WHM, click on Postgres Config under SQL Services. Set a new password for Postgres. You should avoid using any non-alpha numeric charaters as these cause problems.

Go back to the Postgres Config and click on the option to install a postgres pg_hba.conf file.

postgre sql installation on cpanel

Now Postgres SQL is installed on your server, you will be able to see it in Cpanel.

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