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ERROR SQL Connection (bad user)

on 4/19/13, 4:19 AM 9,769 views

Hi, I am starting to use OpenERP in my Linux Ubunutu, everything works fine until when any user is trying to access via web:

victor@victor-VirtualBox:~$ /opt/openerp/server/openerp-server 
2013-04-19 05:55:47,684 2439 INFO ? openerp: OpenERP version 7.0-20130417-232500
2013-04-19 05:55:47,684 2439 INFO ? openerp: addons paths: /opt/openerp/server/openerp/addons
2013-04-19 05:55:47,684 2439 INFO ? openerp: database hostname: localhost
2013-04-19 05:55:47,684 2439 INFO ? openerp: database port: 5432
2013-04-19 05:55:47,684 2439 INFO ? openerp: database user: victor
2013-04-19 05:55:48,083 2439 INFO ? openerp.addons.google_docs.google_docs: GData lib version `%s GData-Python/2.0.17` detected
2013-04-19 05:55:48,406 2439 INFO ? openerp.service.wsgi_server: HTTP service (werkzeug) running on
2013-04-19 05:55:48,407 2439 INFO ? openerp: OpenERP server is running, waiting for connections...
2013-04-19 05:56:00,787 2439 ERROR ? openerp.sql_db: Connection to the database failed
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/opt/openerp/server/openerp/sql_db.py", line 440, in borrow
    result = psycopg2.connect(dsn=dsn, connection_factory=PsycoConnection)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/psycopg2/__init__.py", line 179, in connect
    connection_factory=connection_factory, async=async)
OperationalError: FATAL:  role "victor" does not exist

And the file /etc/openerp-server.config :

; This is the password that allows database operations:
; admin_passwd = admin
db_host = False
db_port = False
db_user = openerp
db_password = demo

So, my question is: the openerp-server.config is configured as user 'openerp', why the openerp-server is tryng to connect the database using the role 'victor'?

Many thanks to take some minutes to read this.



Naresh Soni (nch)

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Naresh Soni (nch)
On 4/19/13, 6:58 AM

Hi Cere,

You need to create a postgres user "victor" as the config file that is used by OpenERP doesn't have db_user set, either set the correct config file or create the user 'victor'.




Daniel Reis

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Daniel Reis
On 4/19/13, 5:43 AM

The server is not using that conf file. probably because its name .config instead of .conf. Try:

/opt/openerp/server/openerp-server --config=/etc/openerp-server.config
On 4/19/13, 6:17 AM

Daniel, you're right, but I was wrong typing the question, the real path is:


So, as you know, the problem is still persists......

I do not understant because I cannot find anywhere the line: "db_user = victor" that OpenERP tries to connect with 'victor' role (I was looking with this command: sudo grep -lir "db_user = victor" /etc, and /opt/openerp/server without results)

So, where did OpenERP gets 'victor' role from?

Thanks Naresh, but I want to use 'openerp' user, described in /etc/openerp-server-conf and this user exists in postgres:

postgres=# \du
                             List of roles
 Role name |                   Attributes                   | Member of 
 openerp   | Superuser, Create role, Create DB, Replication | {}
 openerp80 | Superuser, Create role, Create DB, Replication | {}
 postgres  | Superuser, Create role, Create DB, Replication | {}


Try one thing. start your server with db_user=openerp and see if it works then there is some problem in finding the correct config file.

Naresh Soni (nch)
on 4/19/13, 8:37 AM

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