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OperationalError: FATAL: password authentication failed for user "openpg"

on 3/29/13, 3:09 AM 16,825 views

I faced following error please give resolution..

OpenERP Server Error Client Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\http.py", line 203, in dispatch File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\controllers\main.py", line 759, in get_list File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\controllers\main.py", line 89, in db_list File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\session.py", line 31, in proxy_method File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\session.py", line 104, in send

Server Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server\openerp\addons\web\session.py", line 90, in send File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\netsvc.py", line 293, in dispatch_rpc File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\service\web_services.py", line 122, in dispatch File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\service\web_services.py", line 359, in exp_list File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\sql_db.py", line 484, in cursor File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\sql_db.py", line 182, in __init__ File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\sql_db.py", line 377, in _locked File "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenERP 7.0-20130328-001657\Server\server.\openerp\sql_db.py", line 440, in borrow File "psycopg2__init__.pyc", line 178, in connect OperationalError: FATAL: password authentication failed for user "openpg"

Naresh Soni (nch)
On 3/29/13, 3:25 AM

Hi Neels,

This error states that the db user and db password that OpenERP server is using to connect to postgres is wrong. i.e check the server configuration file for the db_user and db_password are same as your postgres user and password.


Hello Naresh, i am facing the same above mentioned problem. can you please let me know which file(s) to be checked to know / change the credentials. thanks!

on 7/9/13, 1:04 PM
On 3/29/13, 6:59 AM

On Linux, you have to create a specific user within the database to allow openERP to access the database.

Command (on Linux) to create a user within postgreSQL:

createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt openerp

You probably have to do something simular on Windows

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