[postgis-users] PostGIS and Mapserver
rjames57 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 16 10:03:21 PDT 2005
looks like the error for the fix listed as number 4
--- Ezequias Rodrigues da Rocha <ezequias at recife.pe.gov.br> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am trying to access postgis via mapserver (a cgi server) but the
> resoult is allways a problem. Could anobody take a look on my problem ?
> the stack trace is shown below:
> msDrawMap(): Image handling error. Failed to draw layer named 'bairros'.
> msPOSTGISLayerOpen(): Query error. couldnt make connection to DB with
> connect string 'user=postgres password=pt dbname=db1
> host=myserver.mydomain port=5432'.
> Error reported was 'could not create socket: Permission denied '.
> This error occured when trying to make a connection to the specified
> postgresql server.
> Most commonly this is caused by
> (1) incorrect connection string
> (2) you didnt specify a 'user=...' in your connection string
> (3) the postmaster (postgresql server) isnt running
> (4) you are not allowing TCP/IP connection to the postmaster
> (5) your postmaster is not running on the correct port - if its not on
> 5432 you must specify a 'port=...'
> (6) the security on your system does not allow the webserver (usually
> user 'nobody') to make socket connections to the postmaster
> (7) you forgot to specify a 'host=...' if the postmaster is on a
> different machine
> (8) you made a typo
> My best regards
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