Default Postgres Password

Wahlstedt Jyrki jwa at
Sun Nov 25 13:34:48 PST 2012

On 25.11.2012, at 22.55, Jean Gobin <jeanfgobin at> wrote:

> Off of the top of my head, you su to the user postgres and just run the pgsql program. 
> J.
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Stephen Rasku <macports at> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> What is the default password for Postgres?  Is there one?  I don't recall setting it.  I don't have a lot of data installed so I could just uninstall, reinstall, and reload the data.  Would this be the best solution?
> ...Stephen
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you can look at e.g. postgresq92-server, how to invoke a command as postgres user. However, the first thing you should do is to create a database user to yourself with createuser command. (The PostgreSQL manual is a good read, too, to start one off).

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