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PostgreSQL Error: FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host

FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host

You might get this error on connecting to PostgreSQL server using psql utility.

We can resolve this problem by following the below steps.

Step1: Login to the PostgreSQL server via SSH as root

Step2: Open the PostgreSQL configuration file and add or update following line.

listen_addresses = '*'

This will allow PostgreSQL instance to accept connections through any ipaddress in server.

Step3: Add or modify the following lines in pg_hba.conf.

host  all  all md5

This will allow the users to login with an encrypted password.

Step4: Restart the PostgreSQL service.

That's all…

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