I am trying to create a new PostGIS connection and I am doing as it follows:

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The password I inserted is postgres, I don't know what should be inserted there. And when testing the connection, I get this as a response:

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What do you suggest me to do?

  • Try "admin" or leaving it blank.
    – artwork21
    Commented Oct 2, 2015 at 10:55
  • I have tryied but is not working. Commented Oct 2, 2015 at 10:58
  • Are you able to connect to the db outside Q in pgAdmin or something else?
    – artwork21
    Commented Oct 2, 2015 at 11:00
  • Yes, I am connected to it in pgAdmin. Commented Oct 2, 2015 at 11:04
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    In the file pg_hba.conf, you can change the authentification from md5 to trust to avoid the password checking.
    – AndreJ
    Commented Oct 2, 2015 at 11:10

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enter postresql with:

$ psql
$ \password postgres   #or any account to change pass on

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