How to set up PostgreSQL on a Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel

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Set up PostgreSQL on a Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel

Step 1. Install PostgreSQL packages

apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib phppgadmin

Step 2. Download hba configuration

wget http://c.vestacp.com/0.9.8/debian/pg_hba.conf -O /etc/postgresql/*/main/pg_hba.conf

Step 3. Restart the server

service postgresql restart

Step 4. Set oracle user password

su – postgres
psql -c “ALTER USER postgres WITH PASSWORD ‘pgp4sw0rd'”
exit

Step 5. Enable pgsql databases support in vesta.
open /usr/local/vesta/conf/vesta.conf and set DB_SYSTEM to ‘mysql,pgsql’

Step 6. Register pg instance in control panel

v-add-database-host pgsql localhost postgres pgp4sw0rd

Step 7. Download phpPgAdmin configuration

wget http://c.vestacp.com/0.9.8/debian/pga.conf -O /etc/phppgadmin/config.inc.php
wget http://c.vestacp.com/0.9.8/debian/apache2-pga.conf -O /etc/apache2/conf.d/phppgadmin

Step 8. Restart web server

service apache2 restart

 


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