pg-setup — set up a new Postgres Pro database cluster
pg-setup is a shell script provided in the Postgres Pro distribution to automate database cluster setup on Linux systems. This script is provided as part of the server package. pg-setup must be run as root, but performs database administration operations as user
postgres. You can only run this script with the
initdb option, without passing any additional arguments.
pg-setup accepts the following command-line options:
Initialize the database cluster on behalf of the
pg-setup creates the database cluster with checksums enabled,
auth-localparameter set to
auth-hostparameter set to
md5. Localization settings are inherited from the
LANGenvironment variable for the current session. All the
LC_*environment variables are ignored.
For details on binary installation specifics on Linux, see Section 17.1.