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!! ERROR: The PostgreSQL server failed to start

asked 2013-11-04 10:30:42 -0500

rick gravatar image

updated 2013-11-04 10:51:49 -0500

Follow this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l_t8CzRDOI

but have this error: The PostgreSQL server failed to start

Try the solutions on https://ask.puppetlabs.com/question/2033/puppet-enterprise-installer-failes-with-db-startup-failure/

but not working .

my OS is centos-6.4x8664_minimal

I check the log : pe-postgresql

LOG: could not bind IPv6 socket: Cannot assign requested address HINT: Is another postmaster already running on port 5432? If not, wait a few seconds and retry. WARNING: could not create listen socket for "localhost" FATAL: could not create any TCP/IP sockets

any ideas for this.

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answered 2013-11-04 13:03:41 -0500

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What was the result of following the hint in the log message? Do you have the PostgreSQL package already installed, and if so, does the server start automatically? If that's the case, please run the Puppet uninstaller, shut down any PostgreSQL processes, remove the PostgreSQL packages and reinstall Puppet.

If you run into trouble doing that, please post the output from the installation process and any other relevant information that will help troubleshoot the problem.

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